Knowledge Center

The Knowledge Center is designed to help students or anyone else interested in West Africa, the chocolate business, and child labor learn more.

Seven Villages Project

Read about our on-going projects in West Africa

An African-American Friendship

A book by Tom Neuhaus about his meeting Evariste Plegnon in 2004 and 11 years of working together. Narrated by Grace Plegnon. Read More »


View articles from 7 years of traveling to West Africa by PH&F's president, Tom Neuhaus. View Articles »

Our Gallery

Over 200 pictures with associated descriptions. View Our Gallery »


Newspaper article, radio interviews, and lectures/talks about PH&F and about child labor in the cocoa sector. View Media »


From newspapers--about poverty, development, the chocolate business. View Op-eds »


Books and articles about Africa and international development. View Resources »

Learn More

Short essays on how each scrolling image on the home page relates to the cocoa-growing business Learn More »