Financing opens new horizons for Venancia and Victor

The municipality of Cubulco, Baja Verapaz, is located at the geographic center of the Republic of Guatemala, surrounded by mountains and lush vegetation and famous for its colorful traditions and folkloric dances. “Have you heard of the “Palo Volador” dance? In this dance, men hang by their feet from ropes attached to a 30-meter-high structure…”…

Partnership benefits more than 2,600 coffee producers in Honduras

Farmers receive training, access to finance, and planting materials.  More than 35% of participants are women.  The initiative is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), Keurig Dr Pepper, and Neumann Kaffee Gruppe NKG. San Pedro Sula, Honduras Coffee is the leading export crop and the source of livelihood…

Women maximizing opportunities in the coffee industry!

Sensenti is a town located in the department of Ocotepeque, in western Honduras, an area where specialty coffees with different cup profiles are produced, characterized by their exotic fruit flavors and delicate acidity. Zoyla Maldonado and Yaneth Lemus are two women who, like many others in their locality, have followed family tradition and dedicated themselves…

“WIN-WIN experience” between OLAM Ecuador and MOCCA

Ecuador is recognized worldwide for its outstanding national fine aroma cacao. Historically, it is one of the most economically and culturally important products in the country. In 2011 Olam Ecuador began marketing cacao from small farmers in 8 provinces of the country; as from 2014 they started their sustainability programs in alliance with different clients.…