We respect farming communities by helping them to prosper. For decades, we have been present in various coffee growing regions, helping local communities and ensuring that families and workers can sustain their activities while improving quality of life.
Empowering women, changing lives
Nestlé in Kenya and its implementing partner, Coffee Management Services (CMS) have trained over 6,000 women on Financial Literacy; Coffee Production; Coffee Certification; Confidence Building; Self Development and Nursery since inception of the programme in 2011.
Ms Bamba Nihigbe Jeanette is a widow and mother of three. Thanks to her income from coffee farming, she can send her children to school. In 2013, her three-hectare farm harvested 500kg of coffee. With our training, by 2016 she raised that figure to 1300kg, inspiring the community with her success.
chlorinators installed in Brazil to improve the availability of potable water
coffee farmers trained in finance, helping to run better farms in Mexico
women reached through Women Empowerment Programme in Kenya
Farming in Grandpa’s footsteps
Eduardo comes from a family of coffee growers and he wanted to become a farmer too – until he lost the coffee buzz and decided to try life in the city. Thankfully, the NESCAFÉ farm school helped him to reignite his coffee passion. Today, he’s farming sustainably and following in the footsteps of his parents and grandparents.
increased incomes for farmers in Vietnam, thanks to our intercropping models
farmers and families with access to free medical diagnosis and care in India
families using our honey bee program for extra income in Papua New Guinea
Farmer friends in Thailand
NESCAFÉ agronomists have been working with Thai coffee farmers for decades, enabling higher yields, lower costs and better results. But they’ve also become a part of the community, as friends of farmers and their families. Coffee tastes better when it’s made by good friends.
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