Since joining the Café Femenino program, the women farmers of COSURCA have risen above ingrained social stigmas to become a shining example of the courage and power of women standing up together to shape a better future. When they’re not harvesting world-class coffee beans, they’re running a kitchen upgrade project that improves the health and safety of homes across the community.

Participating women members: 438

Women in leadership roles: 26 women elected to cooperative board of directors

Coffee profile: Coffee features sweet, clean aromas of fruit and cocoa, with a nicely acidic flavor of chocolate and dried fruit.

Varietals: Caturra, Colombia, Castillo

Elevation: 1,375–1,900 Meters