Picture my World: Maria from Colombia - Lent Fast Day 2011
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Meet Maria and find out what it's like to grow up on a coffee farm in Colombia . This slideshow is for Picture my World - CAFOD's website for children.

Meet Maria and find out what it's like to grow up on a coffee farm in Colombia . This slideshow is for Picture my World - CAFOD's website for children.

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  • 1. Meet Maria from Colombia.
  • 2. My family
    Hi, my name is Maria.
    I am six years old and live in a country
    called Colombia in Latin America.
  • 3.
  • 4. My family
    I live with my grandparents, auntie and cousins.
    Our house is on our coffee farm high up in
    the mountains.
  • 5. My family
    Our house and coffee farm is way up high in the hills. Can you spot my grandad and aunty
    in this picture?
  • 6. My family
    Here I am with my grandma helping to make lunch.
  • 7. My family
    By selling coffee beans we earn money to buy things we need, like water and electricity. Here is a coffee branch on our farm.
  • 8. My family
    Growing coffee can be a difficult way to earn money though. Sometimes bad weather or bugs
    mean the coffee plants cannot grow.
  • 9. My family
    Sometimes we find it really hard to get a good price for our coffee beans because so many other farmers are trying to sell their coffee beans
    at the same time.
  • 10. My family
    With the help of CAFOD, my grandparents and other farmers joined together to make a group
    called Eurocafé. Here we can share our
    business problems and learn from each other.
  • 11. My family
    Things have really changed since we joined Eurocafe.
  • 12. My family
    With the help of CAFOD we are learning new skills. We are more confident in our business, and have
    learnt new ways to look after our coffee.
  • 13. My family
    Now that we are part of Eurocafe we can get a fair price for our coffee. We are able to buy things we
    need, like food and books for school.
  • 14. My family
    We are really proud to be part of a coffee community – we work hard and have made good friends.
    Being part of Eurocafe means we can look
    forward to the future.
  • 15. My family
    I want to be a policewoman when I grow up. One day I would like to go to a different city and see
    what it’s like!