Partner with IWCA
With support, investment, and engagement from dedicated people and organizations, IWCA empowers women across the globe. An overview of IWCA and examples of the successes made possible through the IWCA platform appear in this flyer. On this page, we appreciate, highlight and share the organizations who make important global, regional, and local contributions.
Doing business can also mean doing good. Consider joining the companies below who have incorporated support for IWCA into their business strategies:
Artisan Coffee Imports offers the women of the Ejo Heza cooperative (IWCA Rwanda Chapter members) a 15% premium above the farm-gate price. This program runs year round.
JNP Coffee, working with Burundi Friends International (BFI), has an active and ongoing partnership with the IWCA Burundi Chapter. Most recently, BFI has raised an initial $40,000 to implement a program in financial literacy education to benefit all members of IWCA Burundi, including youth.
Temple Coffee Roasters donates 100% of the profits from its bottled water sales to IWCA. This program runs year round.
Global And Regional Support
Several organizations annually provide programs & training, inkind support, and financial investment to IWCA at the global and regional levels.
Sustaining Supporters make an annual investment of $25,000 to support the organizational infrastructure and human capital required to support a global network and its important partnerships.
- In April 2018, Kohana Coffee Company announced its leadership role and commitment to becoming an IWCA Sustaining Supporter.
host a Community event to support Iwca
Plan a fun event to bring people together for great fun in support of great cause. Looking for ideas to plan a successful event? Check out our blog with recaps from recent IWCA Community Events.
Holiday and Special Promotions
Holidays, special events, or even your newsletter and social media updates can be a great opportunity to support IWCA and communicate that making an impact is important to you. The possibilities are endless, examples include:
1. CAFEs or COFFEE RETAILERS
Feature women's coffee in cafes on and around an upcoming holiday or special event and donate a flat amount and/or percentage of coffee sold that day.
2. COFFEE ROASTERS
Donate a flat amount or percent per bag of roasted coffee sold from a women's coffee cooperative.
3. Percent DONATION
Donate a percent pf per total sales of for a specific day, 20% is recommended.
4. Flat DONATION
Announce support for IWCA on social media, including the amount you will contribute. Social media announcement can be a short blurb example: “We’re supporting #womenincoffee with a $xx donation. You can too, by visiting: https://www.womenincoffee.org/takeaction/”
5. SPREAD THE WORD
Email your network or include IWCA in a company newsletter to encourage their support of IWCA. To donate: https://www.womenincoffee.org/takeaction/
6. YOUR IDEA HERE
Have another idea in which you can partner with IWCA? Let us know!