Meet Filoberto Salazár: Sixty-year-old Sr. Salazár has been a coffee farmer all of his life. In the spring of 2012, he became a co-owner of a coffee house in Antigua, Guatemala called “Whiskey ADentro” or the “Whisky Den.”
Entry #21: As Green as it Gets - and My Introduction to Direct Trade
Background: Earlier this year, Stephen Kelly, a Boston College law student contacted me to discuss a mutual interest: helping small entrepreneurs in developing countries throughout Latin America. My background is in Fair Trade and microfinance. Before law school Stephen volunteered with As Green As It Gets (AGAIG), a non-profit organization operating from San Miguel Escobar, Guatemala that focuses on “direct trade.”
Paulette L. Stenzel
I am Professor Emerita of International Business Law and Sustainability at Michigan State University (MSU). I continue to teach part time at MSU and coordinate the Broad College Ethical Leadership program Additionally, I advise Spartan Global Development Fund, a student-driven microfinance organization, and serve on its non-profit 501(c)(3) Board of Directors. .