APAO- Asociación Productores Artesanal Orgánico Tierra Nueva
Health and Insurance Programs
Members and their families attended a workshop on preventative health practices and nutrition. The organization has also used Fair Trade premiums to secure accidental insurance for farmers in case of injury or disability.
Help with Unexpected Losses
A mortuary fund was created for farmers in the case of an unexpected death in the family.
Bonus for Producers
Producers receive additional payment per box for harvesting organic products, providing producers a bonus incentive for adopting environmentally and socially friendly harvesting techniques.