ACODIHUE - Asoc. de Cooperación Desarrollo Huehuetenango
Without access to credit many producers would not be able to sell at Fair Trade prices. Small farmers often are forced to sell the future rights to their harvests to local middlemen at extremely low prices in exchange for some cash up front. ”
Mariano Suasnavar, General Manager
Training and Technical Assistance
With the money from fair trade premiums, members received technical support and training in Good Agricultural Practices, Organic Farming and Natural Fertilization techniques such us Mountain Microorganisms. ACODIHUE’s technicians also performed soil analysis and distributed safety protection equipment.