Wharton Business Daily
Farm-For-Impact: Cocoa 360
Hosts Sandi Hunt and Nick Ashburn talk with Shadrack Frimpong, Founder and CEO of Cocoa 360. Shadrack grew up without running water and electricity in rural Ghana and became the first person in his village to attend college in the US, where he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 and is currently enrolled to complete his master's degree in NonProfit Leadership. Frimpong founded Cocoa360 and pioneered the "farm-for-impact” health equity model; a tuition-free girls' school and community hospital sustained by proceeds from a cocoa plantation. He leads a team of over 35 full-time staff members who have cared for 3000 patients, serve 8 communities, reach over 35,000 farmers and currently educate 120 young girls.