Before I had my cup of coffee, the young lady shared their story, one of love, of entrepreneurship, of empowering, and of powerful reconciliation through the gospel of Jesus, the Messiah--and coffee! Land of a Thousand Hills is truly a Wasted Evangelism ministry where social action has biblically centered evangelistic outcome.
In 2005, Jonathan Golden, founder of Land of a Thousand Hills, recognized a simple and tangible opportunity to make a difference in the reconciliation of the Rwandan people. This realization led him to start a coffee company that pays a fair wage to the farmers of Rwanda, helps them with their basic needs, and brings a quality product to coffee lovers. Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee partners with farmers and local community leaders to develop the coffee into a sustainable income, striving to further meet the needs of the people. When you buy Land of a Thousand Hills, you are receiving coffee that is 100% Arabica, fairly traded, and roasted fresh. Their motto says it all: Drink Coffee. Do Good.®
*The material used is adapted from the narrative on the Land of a Thousand Hills' website.