COAGRICSAL - Cooperativa Agrícola Cafetalera San Antonio
15 Student Scholarships
The cooperative elected to award a portion of their Fair Trade funds as scholarships to 15 students. The scholarships were awarded on a merit basis to middle school students to cover the payment of tutors, books, transportation and tuition fees.
New Coffee Dryers
The cooperative elected to invest Fair Trade premium in the purchase of two dryers needed to handle increasing volumes of production. Members are able to dry their coffee at lower costs and garner a higher quality product.
Women's Business Center
COAGRICSAL is implementing a project exclusively for women members and wives of members. The cooperative is creating a business center where women can create and sell crafts and other products to the community for an additional income.