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About lakeman

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October 26, 1960 (58)

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5th August 2019
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    lakeman liked post by Javaphile On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    I've been looking through the loans relating to coffee and this one jumped out at me. A young man just really starting his independent life who is getting into the coffee growing business. Below...
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:56 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Andy On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Good find Java. I think some of those "end of term repayment" loans might struggle to get funded but for farmers working their crop they only get paid at the end of season so end of term is a...
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:55 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Mb21 On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    I'm impressed! Never heard of it but think it's a great thing to be part of. It would be pretty awesome to loan someone the funds to get started them have there beans in beanbay to buy
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:55 AM
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    lakeman liked post by matth3wh On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Kiva do excellent stuff. Will be interested to check out the link further tomorrow.
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:55 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Andy On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Nice one GrahamK, good on ya. We were a little slow to the party but we got there eventually. When I first looked at Kiva they were pimping it via MySpace and looked like they wouldn't see the...
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:55 AM
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    lakeman liked post by GrahamK On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    I to have been providing Kiva loans to coffee farmers in Nicaragua for a few years now - works well, and after repayment I loan I out again. Small admin/processing fee each time only needed. ...
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:55 AM
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    lakeman liked post by 338 On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Great initiative!
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:54 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Javaphile On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Another awesome FairCrack project! I see a huge potential for some great give back here. Java "Loan on!" phile
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:54 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Lukemc On thread : Kiva - Loans at coffee origin.
    Joined. Great idea Andy
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:54 AM
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    lakeman liked post by Andy On thread : BeanBay Green Bean Release May 2017
    For sure, all coffee is grown in remote areas at altitude and as you noticed, logistics of getting it from tree to cup can be extraordinary. I actually think the price of coffee is at least half...
    Liked On: 17th May 2017, 11:52 AM
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    lakeman liked post by stephen28 On thread : Where do You Roast - Indoors? Outdoors?
    Outdoors in the man shed. That way you can work on roast profiles e.g 1 stubby roast, 1 & a half stubby roast etc. Beer can then be consumed in a pleasant nag free aromatic atmosphere and flavour of...
    Liked On: 29th January 2015, 04:55 PM
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    lakeman liked post by TC On thread : Cups - oz vs ml
    Even weirder that our tyres are metric wide and yet imperial round.. :confused:
    Liked On: 18th July 2014, 10:54 PM
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    lakeman liked post by CraigDavey On thread : A big thank you
    I would like to publicly thank a few people, Firstly the organisers and function people at Cafe Biz (http://www.cafeculture.com/). Your professionalism and attention to detail enhanced what was a...
    Liked On: 26th March 2013, 12:25 AM