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J.J Keki on Mirembe Kawomera (Delicious Peace) in Mbale, Uganda [Behind the Scenes Documentary]
Find out what moved J.J. Keki of Uganda to start an interfaith coffee-growing collective and how Jewish, Christian, and Muslim farmers there work side by side to harvest a fair trade crop and overcome generations of conflict and poverty. 'Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda' is out April 9, 2013, on Smithsonian Folkways. 'Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: 'Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda' aims to overcome religious conflict and bring peace through song. Written and performed by the coffee farmers of the Peace Kawomera (Delicious Peace) Fair Trade cooperative in Mbale, Uganda, the album features uplifting, multi-lingual songs that teach cooperation through music. All royalties from the sale of this recording are being directed to support education for the children of the members of the Peace Kawomera cooperative. Mirembe Kawomera 'Delicious Peace' coffee is available through the Thanksgiving Coffee Company in Fort Bragg, California, This project was made possible through the gracious and generous support of the Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust, the Perry and Martin Granoff Family Foundation, and Tufts University. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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