COMUCAP - Coordinadora de Mujeres Campesinas de La Paz
Thanks to COMUCAP I have been able to educate my three children. My first daughter is working for COMUCAP as a facilitator to train the all-female members in creating an environment of independence and sustainability within their families ”
Francisca Sanchez, Producer
COMUCAP used part of the premium to make a loan payment with the Banco de Occidente. Fair Trade contributes to a cooperative’s ability to borrow capital from financial institutions.
COMUCAP was able to attend market linkage-focused events such as SCAA with the help of the premium. The cooperative was also able to pay part-time workers, whom are particularly necessary during harvest season.
Productivity & Quality
Premium investments allowed COMUCAP to purchase materials and pay for much-needed repairs to roasting and threshing equipment. COMUCAP also bought organic fertilizer, and conducted workshops in food security, coffee traceability, and understanding the rights of women.