Using improved practices and hardy hybrid varieties, young farmers are seeing increased production in their fields.
Couples learn to share work and home responsibilities while helping increase job opportunities and economic power.
By introducing best practices, CRS helped Assumption Sisters of Nairobi start a sustainable business and offer valuable skills to disadvantaged women.
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The success of Borderlands Coffee Project in Colombia, encourages a next step. Borderlands delivers direct support to 1,600 farmers in Nariño—a region with nearly 40,000 smallholder coffee growers in a country with 560,000 growers. At a global level, CRS has reached about 50,000 coffee farmers.
Farmers are fighting the climate and poverty in an uphill battle against coffee leaf rust. But there is hope.
Purchase coffee, chocolate and snacks through Catholic Relief Services partner Equal Exchange and make a difference in the lives of farmers.