Community Solutions international develops long term, sustainable business solutions that provide new or alternate livelihood opportunities for developing communities.
Today, we continue to work with communities, industry stakeholders and supplier partners to produce a range of sustainable products for companies & consumers in a way that provides alternative incomes to communities and has a positive effect on our environment.
Cocoa Paper is a handmade recycled paper made using the waste bark from cocoa trees. Waste cocoa tree bark is purchased in Sulawesi, Indonesia which provides an additional income to women living in cocoa farms and then a team of talented artisans creates a range stationery and accessories.
"Where to begin. I love this. Everything is perfect. The stitching is brilliant. The leather is soft. I was attracted to the mission of cocoa paper, the products were a side like for me. Can’t wait to order a tote! Well done kate and team. Marvellous and well worth the wait!" - Karen New