School/Youth Group Workshops
The FIG Tree provides an educational outreach and learning centre for all ages that not only meets Government curriculum requirements of international development awareness, but also on the concepts of global citizenship, business and trading, geography and social and political history.

The chocolate making events full day programme runs by arrangement only (see below).

Events will be tailored to your requirements based around our unique chocolate making workshop and to include any or all of the following themes;

-Chocolate making and the history of chocolate
-Fair Trade and Fair Trade Towns
-Ghanaian culture (including learning to play Oware, the world’s oldest board game
-Global citizenship (comparing life for a child in Malawi with that in the UK)
-The British Transatlantic slave trade and its abolition
-Quaker belief and convictions

We aim to deliver unique activities and experiences for students

Main activities can include: 

Bean to bar chocolate making using cocoa from New Koforidua. – The children make a chocolate bar using their own beans they have roasted and de-husked

-An audience with the Chief, Nana Kwadwo Osafo 1st, Nkosohene of New Koforidua.

-“Yours and Mine” Activity to increase inter-cultural understanding and values. Based around the film “Yours and Mine” – a day in the life of Neria, a girl from Malawi; pupils explore how together we can all build a better world for all of us.

-Video conference with children in New Koforidua (when available).


Please contact us with your requirements for a quote for a full day chocolate workshop with additional activities

For further information or to book a school workshop download the brief and booking form and once completed return to Bruce Crowther, MBE, Director for The FIG Tree at

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