Origin Information

Grower
INGOBOKA Cooperative
Variety
Bourbon
Region
Rutsiro District, Rwanda
Harvest
March - June
Altitude
1,600 – 2,000 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications

Background Details

Rwanda Kivu Lake Bourbon Grain Pro is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the INGOBOKA Cooperative located near the shores of Kivu Lake, one of the African Great Lakes, in the Rutsiro district of Rwanda. INGOBOKA was established in 2004 and currently has 135 members, 47 of whom are women. INGOBOKA maintains a children’s school fund to assist members with education expenses, and a health insurance program to improve access to medical care.