We asked our importer for more detail on CODECH, the producers of our Guatemala coffee.
We asked our importer for more detail on CODECH, the producers of our Guatemala coffee. Here's what we got:
Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon, Pache
1200 to 1800 meters
CODECH (Coordinator of organizations for the development of Concepcion Huista) is located in the municipality of Concepcion Huista in the department of Huehuetenango in Guatemala. It is comprised of 10 different organizations.
CODECH comes to be in August of 1998, through the representatives of the different organizing bodies in search of alternative development programs for Concepcion Huista. Out of all the organizations 4 of these focus mainly on coffee (organic and conventional).
One of CODECH¹s main objectives is the participation of women in society and the workforce. Most of the staff at the mill is comprised of women.
Organic farming workshops
General agriculture workshops
National and international commercialization workshops
Teacher development workshops
Women specific workshops
· Political incidence
· Women rights and gender equity
· Self esteem
· Medical attention
· Household development