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Hinga Kawa Abakundakawa

Since joining the Café Femenino program, the women farmers of Union Proagro have increased their income, their ability to organize, and their leadership opportunities

Survivors and leaders to their core, nearly half of these women became the sole providers for their families after their husbands were killed or jailed during the 1994 genocide.

Participating women members: 150

Coffee profile: Coffee features aromas of jasmine, berry, lemongrass, and citrus with a light, crisp flavor of earl grey, jasmine, and lemon.

Varietals: Bourbon

Elevation: 1,600-1,800 Meters