Since joining the Café Femenino program, the women farmers of Cesmach have increased their income, their ability to organize, and their leadership opportunities—empowering them to support their families during slow production periods brought on by coffee rust, a destructive plant disease.

Participating women members: 146

Women in leadership roles: 1 coordinator of sales and certifications

Coffee profile: Coffee features nutty aromas of dark cocoa, cinnamon, and almond, with a sweet flavor of cocoa, clove, almond, and citrus.

Varietals: Bourbon, Tipica, Mundo Novo, Geisha

Elevation: 1,200–1,700 Meters