“Now that we know our stand in the coffee market and the training helps us small producers compete with the other big players and international producers in the market since these people are well conversant with the market trends and dynamics yet for us, we are not. So, the ADC training is empowering us.”
What People Say
“After the ADC training, we sat down as a cooperative and decided that everyone shilling from the produce, we save it at cooperative level. As I talk now, we have saved 5 million shillings in our account and we have a good relationship with the dfcu bank now. They are so willing to give us money because we are more organized, we don’t delay, and they don’t delay serving us as a cooperative.
“We exported over 40 metric tons in the first year and then we exported 63 metric tons of coffee. With the Price Risk Management training and the financial literacy trainings has taught us how to negotiate a contract, what the different intercoms mean.”