hands for songwa this year

May 17, 2019 in International

The Songwa Estates partners, La Marzocco, Mahlkönig, and Probat; leading coffee equipment manufacturers based in Europe, are excited to share its 2019 investments for Hands for Songwa.

Following the installation of wells in 2017 and 2018, proceeds from Hands for Songwa (a percentage of the sale of products manufactured by the partners) will be donated this year towards an additional well to ensure that all members of the community residing near the Songwa coffee farm have access to clean water. This year, the project will also cover the demolition and reconstruction of a primary school building in a nearby village, the fourth school building sponsored by the partners since 2012.

Finally, in the second half of the year, in collaboration with local schools and authorities, the partners will organize a campaign to clean the river running near the farm.

Why Hands for Songwa?  To accomplish more.  Like coffee, the dedicated and passionate people who work the farm are a precious resource. For this reason, the partners carefully select projects that aim to improve and support the farm and its immediate community.

Are you interested in traveling to origin?  Learn more about the coffee seminars that are arranged each year on the farm here.

What’s next?

Songwa Estates partner Probat will be holding its Probat Pop Up Roastery in conjunction with this year’s WOC Berlin from June 5 to 7 where visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about Hands for Songwa.

 

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