Empower women from the Dominican coffee productive chain. Aiding in advancing the role of women in coffee and develop leadership skills that will impact their communities.
To be the leader organization that represents the Dominican women linked to the coffee industry, supporting their initiatives development and sustainability.
Prioritizing the improvement of living conditions of women involved in the coffee industry through training, promotion, marketing, and business building.
Monthly and Ongoing Projects:
- Hosted a party for more than 180 children from two schoolhouses of border communities of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
- Signed an agreement with the Dominican Coffee Council (CODOCAFE) that will implement a pilot program that rehabilitates plantations affected by coffee rust. The project will be replicated and benefit other producer
- Delivered livestock to more than 80 women to ensure household food security. The Dominican Coffee Council manages the program funds.
Created January 2011
Legal Structure November 2011
Signed IWCA MOU April 2011
Board of Directors:
President Maria Isabel Balbuena
Vice-President Begona Paliza de Ahm
2nd.Vice President Meraris Sanchez
Secretary Quisqueya Perez
Treasurer Janet Betania Perez
Deputy Director Celine Herrera Medina
Deputy Director Ramona Cesarina Encarnacion
Deputy Director Daniela Yoselin Garcia Peña
Deputy Director Alt. Fiedelina Acosta
Advisor Altagracia Salazar
Maria Isabel Balbuena
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