FINCAMAR - Cooperativa Agrícola Marimonda Fincamar
It is was a great opportunity to use the cooperative's resources from the Fair Trade premium to achieve my dream of becoming a nurse. ”
Cultural integration and understanding plays a part in our daily lives. It is a way for people to teach and share things from the regions they come from. ”
Luis Jair Arias, member
The renovated drainage system ensures the success of the most recent planting and the regeneration of the next crop. ”
Horacio Durago, member
School Uniforms, Supplies and Fees
The organization supports each member with basic education, uniforms and school supplies. At least 180 students benefitted from this program in 2010. Besides basic education for all of its members, Fincamar also covered the expenses for 14 students to receive higher education and training this same year.
Cultivation and Drainage System Renovation
Renovations to the cultivation and drainage systems have resulted in healthier crops and productive yields for future crops.
Gym Clothes for Neighboring Community Schools
Apart from programs to assist its own member community, Fincamar supports 150 school children in the rural community by providing them with school gym clothes.