Congolese farmers, including those who are now members of the Kawa Kanzururu cooperative, were forced to smuggle their coffee across borders to find buyers. They’ve had no support from the international buying community, and their productivity and infrastructure suffered. But now, the door is open for development and a better future for these communities.
Posts tagged: On the Ground
This January, On the Ground, Cooperative Coffees, and Maya Vinic are hosting an origin trip unlike any other.
Poverty has been the biggest challenge I’ve had to face in my life, but with time and dedication, I’ve been able to overcome it. I’m now able to grow some coffee and I have land to keep growing."
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