SCFCU - Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union
Organic Certification Assistance
The cooperative assists members with organic production and maintaining organic certification.
Production Capacity and Quality Control Training
The association provides professional training to all managers and machine operators to develop their skills for processing quality products. Training is also provided to improve quality control, and inspectors assigned to each region supervise all stages of the production process. Member cooperatives purchased Ecologic Coffee Pulpery, which allows members to control more of the production process.
Scholarships and School Buildings
The association gives scholarships to hundreds of members’ children and funded three new buildings for local elementary schools.