As part of our education series, we’re putting the spotlight on schools in Nicaragua, home of our peanut producer cooperative, Del Campo.
International Literacy Day (ILD) on 8 September shines a spotlight on global literacy needs, which goes hand in hand with the International Literacy Association’s mission to ensure literacy is for everyone, everywhere.
Sunday 28th August marked Ayyankali Jayanti, a public holiday in Kerala where we get our scrummy cashews from. Here’s a bit of history on this important day in Indian tradition.
For many, September marks a return to education – whether it’s school, college, university or simply deciding to learn a new skill. Here at Liberation we really champion the importance of accessing good education no matter who you are or where you happen to live. Education is vital and a source for hope in the future.
With just a day to go until the start of The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the excitement is building fast with the likes of Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill all competing in Brazil.
Unless you’re in the know, you could easily fail to recognize a cashew nut if you saw one growing on a tree. Most of Liberation’s cashews grow on the ‘homestead’ farms of small-holders in tropical Kerala, deep down in Southern India. The precious cashew nut is disguised both by a very thick shell and by the large ‘cashew apple’ that it grows snuggled up next to.