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Abakundakawa Rushashi

Located in the northern part of Rwanda, this co-op has been registered by the Rwanda Cooperative Agency (RCA) since 2007. Its members grow coffee trees at high altitude in the hills, making for an incredible cup. Abakundakawa Rushashi was the first co-op to promote women in Rwanda’s value chain through the Hinga Kawa women’s association. The co-op strives for coffee quality and social well-being of its farmers:
Its coffee washing station is Fairtrade certified, and it was the first Rwandan co-op to apply for organic certification.


  • Gakenke district ,Rushashi sector

  • Average score : 2,000 meters

  • Total members : 1,962 members

  • Women members : 744


  • Certifications Obtained : Fair Trade, Organic


  • Certifications in Process : Rain Forest Alliance

  • Contact information :
    Kagenza Antoine/
    Phone : +250 783530290/
    Mail : abakundakawarushashi@yahoo.fr