COAGRICSAL - Cooperativa Agrícola Cafetalera San Antonio
Fair Trade funds have also been invested in providing educational opportunities for cooperative members’ children. Scholarship funds have been created to encourage community youth to stay in school.
Construction of a health clinic
The cooperative began to construct a health clinic offering general medicine and dentistry at a low cost to member families.
15 Student Scholarships
The cooperative elected to award a portion of their Fair Trade funds as scholarships to 15 students. The scholarships were awarded on a merit basis to middle school students to cover the payment of tutors, books, transportation and tuition fees.