Maximizing opportunities for women coffee growers in El Salvador

Morazán is a department located in the eastern part of El Salvador, divided into 26 municipalitieswhere mainly agricultural activities predominate, including coffee production. Sonia Ramírez, is a 45-year-old woman, born in Comunidad las Quebradas, municipality of San Simón, comes from a family with a long coffee-growing tradition. She began harvesting coffee more than 25 years…

Family Entrepreneurship: El Cacao de la Esperanza (The Cocoa of Hope)

Milagro and Elmer increased their income in 80% by improving their chocolate bar´s production management. Elmer and Milagro, or the “Martínez Domínguez family” as they are known in their community for their entrepreneurial energy and willingness to share their knowledge, have great enthusiasm in managing their cocoa plantation, becoming leading producers, artisanal processors and innovative…