Cooperativa Norandino (Formerly CEPICAFE)
“The biggest challenge for producers is to be constantly improving the quality of their coffee, because with that effort, the producer is guaranteeing her own quality of life.” ”
Gilmar Castillo, CERTIFIER
Productivity & Quality
Two hundred thirty members in 2015 benefitted from agricultural inputs like fertilizer, funded by the premium. NORANDINO also invested in technical assistance, technical training, and improved infrastructure including coffee storage areas as well as processing facilities.
Six children of cooperative members were sponsored to complete professional internships. NORANDINO has also created a funeral fund, which benefitted 18 members and their families in 2015 by assisting with costs associated with personal loss.
NORANDINO invested the premium in site visits among first level organizations.