EL SALVADOR

MISSION

Supporting women in the coffee industry to improve their quality of life through educational programs and social welfare.

PROJECTS

- Trainings and experts
- Monthly talks
- Workshops
- Monthly board meetings
- Water filter project with AFAL and Euracen

STRENGTHS

- Well-established goals
- Closely tied board of directors
- Established annual fees for members
- IWCA Chapter Relations Chair is a member
- Strong connections with coffee industry professionals

2013 ACTIVITIES

- In February, Lucia Ortiz represented AMCES as a national jury at the Barista National Championship, a week long event that included training and the competition. AMCES donated $250.00 for the event.
- A conference about "Searching for an International Coffee Buyer and Home Brewing Methods" was provided in March through AMCES by Mike Perry and Heather Perry. 
- A two day "Barista Training" course was provided by Heather Perry. The event drew 47 baristas and 45 were women.
- An alliance has been formed with AFAL & EURACEN to facilitate the purchase of water filters in 2013.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - Maria Elena De Botto
Secretary - Carmen Elena de Silva
Treasurer - Patricia Valiente
First Vocal - Ana Lilian de Bolaños
Second Vocal - Sonia Castaneda
First "Vocal" Deputy - Silvia Ortiz
Second "Vocal" Deputy - Maria Pacas

CONTACT INFORMATION

Edificio Procafe Ave. Manuel Gallardo y 13º Calle
Poniente Nueva San Salvador
Email: amces.elsalvador@gmail.com
Phone: 503 25256409

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Chapter Website: www.mujeresencafe.org