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