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Bora Coffee & The Zuri Project: What's our relationship?

You've probably seen us refer to Bora and The Zuri Project interchangeably, and that's because a lot of the time our work overlaps! To start chronologically, The Zuri Project actually came first. The organisation was born in 2015 and was co-founded by Ross, who is CEO of Bora. The purpose of The Zuri Project is to partner with Ugandan organisations in the district of Kanungu to support a variety of development projects that improve community wellbeing in some way. The main partner of The Zuri Project is Opportunity Africa, a Ugandan registered NGO that operates solely in the village of Kihembe. This is the village in which all of the projects that have been funded by Zuri operate. You can...

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Promoting Ugandan Entrepeneurs

I say to pretty much anybody who is willing to listen that Uganda is full of entrepreneurs. There are so many individuals and community groups doing wonderful work in Uganda and I want to share a couple of them with you in this post. First up is Lamaro Studio. Based in Gulu in Northern Uganda, Lamaro Studio is a unique gift store that provides a curated selection of eco-friendly items made by women designers and artisans in Uganda. All of their items are ethically sourced and they are made of one-of-a-kind items from women that are part of community based groups. You can follow some of their work on social media by using the hashtag #UGwomeninbiz. Led by Norah, who...

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Get your bake on!

I know a lot of you are missing the fabulous cakes of our very talented baker Matt Clarke during this lockdown. So, if you're feeling creative, we're giving you the chance to get your bake on and try and make a Bora favourite from the comfort of your own home! Challenge Accepted? Lets go! Vegan Lemon and Blueberry Drizzle Loaf Ingredients 250g self raising flour 150g caster sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 220ml soya milk 120ml vegetable oil 100g frozen blueberries zest of a lemon For the topping 100g of granulated sugar Juice of a lemon Method 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180/160 Gas mark 4 and line a 2lb loaf tin with either parchment...

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Why sign up for a coffee subscription?

Coffee subscriptions are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, and since we launched our subscriptions last month, we've been overwhelmed by how popular they are! So in this blog post, we want to share with you some of the reasons why we think you should sign up to one of our exciting new coffee subscriptions. You save money Whether you subscribe to a single bag of Bora blend, or subscribe to one of our special package subscriptions, you save up to 15% per bag of coffee! You can cancel ANY time Signing up for a coffee subscription is not like signing a contract - you can cancel or change your subscription at any time for no additional cost. Once you've...

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Around The World With Bora - Economy class!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our latest coffee subscription - Around The World With Bora - Economy Class! What does this mean? Well, it's simple really. Every month, we will source a delicious single origin coffee from a different part of the world, and deliver it directly to your door for just £9.95. We will deliver it for FREE! As many of you know, we've started in Colombia in May and our Medellin is proving to be incredibly popular. We're already planning our destination for June, and we would love to hear from you in regards to where you would like us to take you next! Drop a comment below or get in touch via social media to...

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