Producer: Cafe de Gisagara Ltd
Café de Gisagara is run by Good Neighbors, an NGO from Korea. The project began in 2014. Before the project began there was little attention given to coffee quality and little infrastructure existed.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)
Café de Gisagara is a social enterprise that aims to increase farmers income 4,5x in 6 years via improved yields (210% from 1,13 to 3,5kg/tree and increased price (32% from $22c to $28c/kg). They provide microloans to farmers for health insurance and equipment that are repaid from future crops and assist farmers with seedlings, shade trees and fertilizers. At the end of the export season, farmers receive an additional bonus payment.