CARDAMOM. Mmm ... I love it! And it happens to be the 3rd most expensive spice in the world selling for more than $36 per pound and the essential oil at over $50 an ounce. Guatemala produces more "green gold" than any other country. Yet farmers there struggle to survive on less than $6 a day
. Crop thefts, shark middlemen (called coyotes), insect destruction and predatory markets ... it's a very harsh life. Enter Heifer Intl
and their Promisa Caramiel program which is helping farmers to deter pests, diversify crops, boost yields, reach profitable markets and lift themselves out of poverty. Click here to donate
easily online in any increment starting at $1. PayPal option, too. For the cost of a few spiced chais, you can make a world of difference. And that's a clear choice!