“With our first women’s coffee premium we purchased salt and soap. This was a joyous occasion.”
Around 20% of our coffee farmers are women, many of them are widows, their husbands drowned smuggling coffee to barter for food and everyday essentials.
Sopacdi’s female members receive a price premium for coffee delivered to the cooperative. The solidarity and price premiums will enable them to provide for their families.
Click here to read what a typical day is like in the life of the president of our women’s group, Inmaculée Nimavu Musangi.