Nyabibrew: Help Rwandan Coffee Farmers Rebuild After Floods & Landslides

In May, heavy rains swept across Rwanda, causing flooding and landslides that left 72 people dead. In the Nyabihu District in northern Rwanda alone, there was an estimated $132,000 worth of damages, including the loss of 325 homes. We reported on a fundraising effort by Raw Material done in collaboration with Muraho Trading Company to benefit…

Nespresso Launches Coffee Range Sourced From Eastern Congo

Nespresso, part of food giant Nestle , said on Wednesday it had launched a new range of organic coffee sourced from the fertile volcanic slopes of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a former growing region blighted by decades of violence and war.

Inside Rwanda Coffee Farmers’ Growing Farms And Fortunes

Its 10 AM on a Monday morning and Anastase Bizimana, President of Abakundakawa Rushashi, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Kageyo, Rushashi Sector, Gakenke District in Northern Province, is watching workers washing and drying coffee produce. 

Nyamasheke Coffee Farmers Hail New School By Dorman Coffee

Dorman Coffee Rwanda, an East African coffee producer Friday unveiled nine renovated classrooms of a primary school in Kanjongo sector, Nyamasheke District.
Located in a district that produces the most coffee in the country, Ruheru St Augustin Primary School is surrounded by hills dotted with coffee trees and most of the children’s parents are coffee farmers.