Contributor Bio

Name: Kevin Mills

From: Novi, Michigan

College: Michigan State University

Academic Background: Bachelor’s degree in Finance; Bachelor’s degree in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy

Favorite Vivere: Platano

Fun Fact: Grey’s Anatomy is a (un)guilty pleasure.

Project Site: El Corozo, Monte Plata

Women of the association, Las Productivas

Project Description: Working with an association of women that produce value-added cacao products, such as wine, marmalade, nibs, and caramelized toasted cacao seeds. Focusing on capacity building with this project by improving organizational structure, teaching computer skills, and implementing accounting and financial practices.