COAGRICSAL - Cooperativa Agrícola Cafetalera San Antonio
Fair Trade funds have also been invested in providing educational opportunities for cooperative members’ children. Scholarship funds have been created to encourage community youth to stay in school.
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.
Donation of Medical Kits
The cooperative has used their Fair Trade premium to strengthen access to medical care throughout the community by donating medical kits to schools, churches, community centers and other organized groups upon request.