PRODECOOP, Nicaragua

PRODECOOP  is a cooperative organization  which brings together 38 grassroots cooperatives composed of small farmers , 30% are women.

Growers and producers are located in different communities and coffee growing areas of the departments of Esteli, Madriz and Nueva Segovia, north of Nicaragua.

They provide services such as marketing, cooperative development, including technical assistance, training, credit, institutional strengthening of cooperatives, improving coffee quality and social projects.

 PRODECOOP is a cooperative organization certified, 100% of their partners are working with Fair Trade, since 1992.  They export directly to the international market, including 18 clients in Europe and the United States and Japan. On average 30.000 bags of coffee are exported, of which 50% of the total volume is organic.