Our Women's Loan Fund allows families to grow "cuy" for the table and the market. Yum!

Cooperative Partners: Pangoa Cooperative

 

Profile Development Projects:

Additional Development Projects:

Women's Loan Fund – 2009 - ongoing

  • Offers credit to female coop members for income generating projects
  • Funding to date $10,000

Latrine Program – 2009 - ongoing

  • Funding modern bathroom construction on farms in Pangoa

GM Esperanza Castillo Support – 2009 - ongoing

  • Sponsoring Coop General Manager travel to international events, in order to speak about supporting women in the coffee industry

New Honey Business - 2004

  • Worked with Pangoa to create a honey product for local sale and distribution to help supplement farmers' income
  • Funds contributed by Dean's Beans: $2700

First Fair Trade Buyer in Pangoa - 2003