Kristina Kurths, Technical Adviser for the ILO Vision Zero Fund project Vietnam
On November 26, 2021, Ms. Kristina of the International Labor Organization (ILO) visited and worked with the representative of IWCA VietNam at the invitation and connection of Ms. Blanca – Representative of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA Global).
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ILO & IWCA VIETNAM
Ms. Le Thi Hang – Representative of IWCA Viet Nam shared about the risks in the process of growing, harvesting and preliminarily processing coffee. In addition, she also mentioned the bad effects of climate change on the quality of coffee trees and the main source of income for the women here.
She also shared more about the difficult life of female farmers in remote areas. Especially they also do not have access to life insurance. This causes many difficulties in life as well as in production,…
The sharing session took place in a warm and calm atmosphere. Ms. Kristina listened and understood. At the same time, promised to come up with some solutions to accompany IWCA Vietnam. Especially in the process of supporting and protecting the labor safety of coffee-making people and women. She also promised to accompany training programs, sales and fundraising. This will create more funds to support the operation of the IWCA Vietnam project.