Originally established by Aarlie and Larry Hull for the purpose of helping indigenous Papua New Guineans realize a greater return on their labors and a more equitable profit from the magnificent natural resources of their country. Their coffee line has expanded to include an environmentally friendly coffee from El Salvador.
Specifically, New Guinea Traders, LLC. has wonderful things happen at and around the plantation. Among other things they have planted thousands of new seedlings and shade trees … rainforest alliance has been instrumental in helping them move more toward organic farming and deal with sustainable agricultural/environmental issues. We are excited about the direction their plantation is moving.
In the community they have accomplished the following:
Medical clinic seeing over 10,000 patient visits a year
Medical team immunizing 4 – 5,000 children each year
New Birthing Center for safe deliveries
8 wells for clean drinking water
Over 75,000 library books delivered to local schools
Women’s literacy classes