Producer Partners

MCL

Mastercard Labs

The seventh in a series of Mastercard Innovation Hubs, Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion is the first Lab in Africa and the first to focus exclusively on financial inclusion.   CPF have partnered with Mastercard Labs to pilot 2kuze – a digital platform connecting farmers, agents, and buyers that allows smallholders to gain greater pricing …

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GRP

Global Resilience Partnership

The Global Resilience Partnership aims to help millions of vulnerable people in the Sahel, the Horn of Africa, and South and Southeast Asia better adapt to shocks and chronic stresses and invest in a more resilient future. The GRP have been supporting CPF since we were one of the winners of their first challenge to …

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Kelliewatte

Keilliewatte 464 smallholder tea growers Located in Hatton central Sri Lanka approx 115km from the capital Colombo Partners with Cafédirect since 2006

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Misozi

Misozi 6,200 smallholder coffee growers Located in the capital Kigali Partners with Cafédirect since 2006

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CECAQ – 11

CECAQ – 11 755 members in this newly formed co-op Located in and around the village of Agua Izé in the eastern part of the island of São Tomé Partners with Cafédirect since 2008  

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CECAQ-11

CECAQ – 11 755 members in this newly formed co-op Located in and around the village of Agua Izé in the eastern part of the island of São Tomé Partners with Cafédirect since 2008

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ACPCU

4,465 smallholder coffee growers Located in the Bushenyi district in South West Uganda Partners with Cafédirect since 2001

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Gumutindo

Gumutindo 6,549 smallholder coffee growers Located in the east of Uganda, 139km from the capital Kampala Partners with Cafédirect since 1998

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Igara

Igara Growers Tea Factory Ltd 4,500 smallholder tea growers Located in the south west of Uganda, 321km from the capital Kampala Partners with Cafédirect since 1998

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Kayonza

KayonzaGrowersTea Factory Ltd 5,000 smallholder tea growers Located in the south west of Uganda, 549km from the capital Kampala Partners with Cafdirect since 1998

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Mabale

Mabale Growers’ Tea Factory 1,666 smallholder tea growers Located in the southwest of Uganda, 330km west of the capital Kampala Partners with Cafédirect since 2000

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Mpanga

Mpanga Tea Growers’ Factory 782 smallholder tea growers Located 340km west of the capital Kampala in the Kabarole district of Western Uganda Partners with Cafédirect since 2000

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KCU

Kagera Co-operative Union 60,000 smallholder coffee growers Located in north west of Tanzania, 1,400 km from the capital Dar-es-Salam Partners with Cafédirect since 1993

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KDCU

Karagwe District Co-operative Union 18,200 smallholder coffee farmers Located in the Karagwe district of Tanzania, on the western shores of Lake Victoria Partners with Cafédirect since 1994

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KNCU

KNCU

Kilimanjaro Native Co-operative Union 61,000 smallholder coffee growers Located in Moshi, 580km north west of the capital Dar-es-Salaam Partners with Cafédirect since 1994

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RSTGA

Rungwe Smallholders Tea Growing Association 15,699 smallholder tea growers Located 950km from Dar-Es-Salaam, the capital of Tanzania Partners with Cafédirect since 2003

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Kibena

Kibena 832 smallholder tea growers Located in southern Tanzania, 712 km from the capital Dar-es-Salaam Partners with Cafédirect since 1998

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Sireet OEP

Sireet OEP (Outgrower Empowerment Programme) 3,480 smallholder tea growers Located in the west of Kenya Partners with Cafédirect since 2007

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Michimikuru

Michimikuru Tea Company 10,000 smallholder tea growers Located in the Nyambene hills, near to Mount Kenya Partners with Cafédirect since 2005

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Kiegoi

Kiegoi Tea Factory 11,465 smallholder growers Located in the Meru region of Central Kenya Partners with Cafdirect since 2003  

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CAC Pangoa

Co-operativa Agraria Cafetaleria Pangoa, Peru 600 smallholder coffee growers Located in the town of San Martin de Pangoa, central Peru, 450km east of the Peruvian capital of Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 2004

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CAC San Juan Del Oro

CAC San Juan Del Oro 2,268 smallholder coffee growers Located on the eastern side of the Andes in southern Peru, 1300km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafedirect since 1998  

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CAC La Prosperidad de Chirinos

CAC La Prosperidad de Chirinos 485 smallholder coffee growers Located in the west of Peru, 1100km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 1991

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CAC Frontera de San Ignacio

CAC Frontera de San Ignacio 322 smallholder coffee growers Located in the town of San Ignacio in Northern Peru, close to the border of Ecuador, 1500 km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafedirect since 2000  

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CAC Bagua Grande

Co-operativa Agraria Cafetalera (CAC) Bagua Grande 712 smallholder coffee growers Located in the Amazonas district of Northern Peru, 1500km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 1998

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CEPICAFE

Central Piurana de Cafetaleros 6,600 smallholder coffee growers organised in 81 community organisations. Located in the north of Peru in the state of Piura, 1050 km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 2001

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CECOVASA

Central de Cooperativas Agrarias Cafetaleras de los Valles Sandia 4,864 smallholder coffee growers Located on the eastern side of the Andes in the province of Sandiain Southern Peru, 1300km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 1993

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APROCASSI

Asociación Provincial de Cafetaleros Solidarios San Ignacio 436 smallholder coffee growers Located in San Ignacio in Northern Peru, 1500km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 2001

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COCLA

Central de Cooperativas Agrarias Cafetaleras 8,496 smallholder growers Located in the south east of Peru 1,300 km from the capital Lima Partners with Cafédirect since 1994

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Huatusco

Union Regional of Huatusco 2,255 smallholder coffee growers Located in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, 350km south-east of Mexico City. Partners with Cafédirect since 2001

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San Fernando

Unión de Ejidos San Fernando 934 smallholder coffee growers Located in the Chiapas region of Mexico, close to Guatemala, 1,000 km south of the capital Mexico City. Partners with Cafédirect since 1996

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Más Café

Más Café 1,931 smallholder coffee growers Located in Comitán in the Chiapas region of Mexico, 1155km from Mexico City Partners with Cafédirect since 2000  

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Más Café

Más Café 1,931 smallholder coffee growers Located in Comitán in the Chiapas region of Mexico, 1155km from Mexico City Partners with Cafédirect since 2000

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Union Majomut

Unión de Ejidos y Comunidades de Cafeticultores Beneficio Majomut 928 smallholder coffee growers Located in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the Chiapas region of Mexico Partners with Cafédirect since 1995

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Cesmach

Campesinos Ecológicos de la Sierra Madre de Chiapas 360 smallholder coffee growers Located in Jaltenango in the Chiapas region of Mexico Partners with Cafédirect since 2003

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Prodecoop

Promotora de Desarrollo Cooperativo de Las Segovias S.A. 2,300 smallholder coffee growers Located 112km northwest of the Nicaraguan capital Managua Partners with Cafédirect since 1993

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Cecocafen

Central de Cooperativas Cafetaleras del Norte R.L. 2,637 smallholder coffee growers Located in Matagalpa, Northern Nicaragua, 130km from the capital Managua Partners with Cafédirect since 2002

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Recocarno

Recocarno  6,500 coffee smallholder growers Northern Haiti. The coffee beans are well adapted to the Haitian climate and soils and they thrive at higher elevations in a cooler, drier climate.

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Fedecares

Federacion de Caficultores de la Region Sur 6,000 smallholder coffee growers Located in the south west of the country, 300 km from the capital Santo Domingo Partners with Cafédirect since 1995

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Conacado

Conacado

Confederación Nacional de Cacao cultores Dominicanos 10,500 smallholder cocoa farmers Located all over the north eastern and central areas of the Dominican Republic Partners with Cafédirect since 2002

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Coocafe

COOCAFÉ

COOCAFE  6,200 farmers Highland region of Costa Rica Ideal coffee growing areas

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COOCAFE

COOCAFE  6,200 farmers Highland region of Costa Rica Ideal coffee growing areas

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Cosurca

Cosurca

Cosurca 1300 smallholder growers. It is a secondary level coop with 12 primary associations Partner of Cafedirect since 2013.

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IKAWA

Inventors of the world’s first digital micro coffee roasters, IKAWA: Home Coffee Roaster, are supporting CPF’s work by helping to provide roasters to our producer partners.

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Those

Those provides expertise in producing innovative digital and physical design. They have supported CPF to deliver numerous projects including the realization of innovations developed by farmers and the development of the initial concept and platform of WeFarm with the design agency Airside.

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DEG

Through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP), DEG (The German Investment & Development Corporation) and Cafédirect support CPF’s Rooted in Quality programme in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

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Big Lottery Fund

CPF’s Innovation by Smallholders to enhance Productivity, Incomes, Resources and Enterprise (INSPIRE) is funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This project is based in Peru and will commence in June 2015.

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Google

CPF won the 2014 Google Impact Challenge for WeFarm, you can keep up to date with WeFarm’s incredible work bringing the power of internet to people without it here.

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Kerstin Linne

Kerstin has done work with CPF since it started. She supported the Adap2T project and is now involved in the Rooted in Quality initiative. Since 2011 Kerstin has worked as an international consultant with a focus on climate change issues, as well as participatory methodologies to engage smallholders, particularly in the coffee and the tea …

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Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation has supported the WeFarm project

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Innovations Against Poverty

We recieved a small grant from IAP to develop a WeFarm business plan

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Daniel Merrill

Daniel joined the team in January 2013.  Chameleon like in his activities, he is currently working across several fields  music, education and social enterprise, the later what has brought him to CPF. His work (in all fields) explores social change through bottom up social engagement. Daniel is currently undertaking an MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths University, where he …

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Comic Relief

Comic Relief has awarded CPF three grants in support of programming in East Africa and to support CPF’s producer-led governance. These grants include Adap2T, Strengthening Producer Leadership of Cafédirect Producers’ Foundation and Upscaling Farmer Innovation.

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Stephen Rockman

Stephen led the process to create a sustainable business plan for WeFarm in 2012. He founded Merism Capital in 2010 to provide seed funding for early stage social businesses. Previously he was an advisor to an angel investor in early stage web and mobile companies and discovered social enterprise’s challenges and opportunities whilst mentoring entrepreneurs …

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Jim Rhodes

Jim is an interactive & web designer. He has worked with CPF on a number of projects (including this website). He has been part of the WeFarm team since the very beginning, and designed and built the first versions of the platform. He was also part of the pilot projects in Peru, Kenya and Tanzania… …

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Nat Hunter

Nat became involved with WeFarm at an early stage in her role as director of Airside, the award winning cross-platform design agency. She led the vision of using SMS to make the platform accessible to everyone, and was at the heart of designing many of WeFarm’s innovative features. She continues to be involved with the …

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Nominet Trust

Nominet Trust has supported the WeFarm project with 2 grants

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