APAO- Asociación Productores Artesanal Orgánico Tierra Nueva
Help with Unexpected Losses
A mortuary fund was created for farmers in the case of an unexpected death in the family.
Fair Trade premium funds were used to deliver a food basket to each family on a monthly basis.
Farm and Processing Plant Improvements
In 2005 APAO used 30 percent of their Fair Trade premium on upgrading processing plants, sanitaries and storage units on the farm.