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Café Femenino Coffee from Bolivia

Café Femenino Coffee from Bolivia

In the mountains of the Caranavi region in Bolivia, Bolivian Café Femenino grows. Since 2008 the women’s group has been meeting and working hard to find solutions to the problems their families face. With few economic resources to improve their lives, the women’s group decided to focus on coffee quality and improving the processing of the picked cherry in order to increase yields. Also, as more women took charge of their coffee production, they realized the need to consistently produce the highest quality of their coffee in order to be able to call it Café Femenino.In 2010 the group developed...

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Cafè Femenino Coffee Program International

Cafè Femenino

Cafè Femenino Coffee Program International

Café Femenino is a sustainable coffee program, operating in the countries of Peru, Rwanda, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Sumatra and the Dominican Republic, that promises $.02/lb premium above the fair trade premium to be paid directly to the women who grow the coffee. To be a Café Femenino coffee producer, the coffee must be produced separately from the men’s production. A portion of the coffee farm must be designated for the women, her name must be added to the title of the land (a first!) and she must be the one who receives the premium. It is well known...

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