BuKaBo is a Cooperative founded in May 2019, that produces arabica Blue Mountain coffee in the territory of Kalehe at an average altitude of 1650masl in South Kivu. BuKaBo has 130 member farmers and they produce 5 MT of parchement annually for coffees graded A, B and C.
Ruhunde Jeunes Caféiculteurs (RUJCAF) works with 3700 farmers from Kivu region, producing Arabica Bourbon coffee grade A and B. RUJCAF provides both technical support (through SVC) and financial (through micro-finance institutions). They also work together with the organization AVEC for supporting women and young integration in the communities.
Coopérative de Café Sélectionne de Kalehe is a cooperative (COCASKA) made of small coffee producers, man and women, from the south kivu territory in Kalehe under the leadership of women.
Coopérative Agricole du Kivu (COOPAK) was established in 2010. It serves more than 2500 farmers from Kabare region in South Kivu. We produce Arabica coffees in different screen sizes and grades A and B. We train farmers to improve their yields and quality of their cherries. Currently we have a yearly production of 100 MT.
Coopérative Agricole Umoja (COOAU), was established in 2015 with 350 farmers. Today, we are 4000 (1500 men and 2500 women), and 1700 more are willing to be part of our cooperative. We work a land of 2500 ha and we are working to expand it in 1200 additional ha. Currently we produce 250 MT of Robusta and Arabica coffees in an average altitude of 700-1000 masl with screen sizes ranging from 13, 15 and 17 and different grades (ABCD).
CAPACADE was established in 2018 with the aim of improving the lives of coffee producers but also promoting a real change in the development of the community. For that, the cooperative promotes among farmers the agricultural techniques aiming to produce higher quality cherries and good management behaviours. CAPACADE produces a yealy production of 150 MT of specialty Arabica coffee.
Coopérative Agro-pastorale pour le Progrés (COOPAPP) was established in 2018 with the purpose of improving the lives of local coffee producers in the region of South Kivu. Our moto is “All together for a sustainable change”. We are 769 farmers and we produce Arabica bourbon coffee grades A and B. Currently we produce 20 MT yearly.
La Cooperative Agricole Bunkivane was established in 2017 and is located in Bukavu in the Kalehe region of South Kivu, DRC. We produce and process coffee cherries of both Arabica and Robusta varieties with a total yearly production of 100 MT of cherries. We use natural fertilizers and take care of proper coffee tree replacements.