Dali Bar Co-Founder Colin Flahive Featured in Christian Science Monitor

A July 11 article in Christian Science Monitor states that Flahive represents a “a beacon of enlightened management” for his work running Salvador’s Coffee House, the Green Kunming natural foods project and Village Progress, an organization that runs health and education programs in rural villages and underprivileged schools.

A portion of Dali Bar profits are donated to VIllage Progress to further its reach and impact.

Colin Flahive and three friends didn’t open Salvador’s Coffee House in 2004, on a busy street in the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan Province, for ethical or humanitarian reasons. At the time, they were just trying to make back the $30,000 they’d invested in the business while fending off the cockroaches they had inherited from a previous tenant.

But friends say they have always treated their employees – young women from a rural corner of Yunnan – with kindness, respect, and an awareness of the harsh realities facing rural migrants trying to make a better life in Chinese cities…

Read the full article here.

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