We have a team WhatsApp group. It’s great for staying connected. My favourite times are when any of us are travelling and there is a flurry of photos. This week, Xav and Cristina have been in Rwanda, visiting Kopakama, Kopakaki and Abakundakawa and working from our newly established Twin office in Rwanda with Pascasie, Jean-Claude, Emmanuel and Sylvia. Exciting times!

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Cristina with the women’s group at Kopakama. They jointly own Ejo Heza (A Beautiful Tomorrow) coffee field.

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Cristina with a farming family at Kopakama

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Demonstrating how coffee is picked at Kopakama

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View over Lake Kivu at sunset from Rwanda

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Parchment drying at Kopakama

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A warm welcome at Kopakama

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Checking the coffee parchment moisture level at Kopakama

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Emmanuel, Jean-Claude, Cristina and Xav with the Kopakama team

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Sylvia, Cristina and Emmanuel in the new Twin office, Kigali

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Twin office with a view, Kigali

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The team in the office in Kigali

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Emmanuel and Xav with the Kopakaki board

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Kopakaki washing station

 

We’re working on¬†broadening our Sustainable Agriculture programme¬†in Rwanda to hopefully work with all of these cooperatives more soon.