"In the summer of 2018, we, the Original Beans cacao growers of Virunga Park in Eastern Congo, were attacked by the Ebola virus.
The lack of good government, media, water and hospitals threatened our families. Through chocolate sales and customer donations we were able to finance hygiene measures and education. Thousands of people were protected from the infection.
We showed discipline and resilience. We avoided coming together in groups and washed our hands under makeshift water containers. The last Ebola patient was discharged from a local hospital in early March 2020.
We have defeated the virus. You will do that too. Maybe our story and chocolate will help. Together we make the best of it. "