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A great profile of Rwanda Dukunde Kawa on @sprudge ! Also sold @Kaldis_Coffee #shamelessplug

A great profile of Rwanda Dukunde Kawa on @sprudge ! Also sold @Kaldis_Coffee #shamelessplug

Dukunde Kawa was Fair Trade Certified in 2004, implementing a program of direct training for the cooperative’s member farmers, giving them the ability to better understand their industry and own their organization. Dukunde Kawa’s president is a sharply dressed middle-aged man named Minaeu Anasthase; his vice-president is a gray haired firebrand called Polen Mudahinyuka, and their cooperative secretary is a young lady named Odette Murukatete. Mrs. Murukatete is also the Chairwoman of the Board of Dukunde Kawa’s women’s organization (around 80% of Dukunde Kawa’s contributing farmers are women). Isaac Nsanzamahoro is Dukunde Kawa’s manager, while Mr. Laurent Muhyabuhoro heads the cooperative’s control committee. As per Rwandan law, these positions are elected in votes held once every three years at the cooperative’s general assembly meetings, which we’re told are particularly...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/rwanda-profiles-dukunde-kawa-cooperati...

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