FARMER TRAINING PROGRAM
Current gifts will provide training for Mt Meru farmers at TaCRI (Tanzania Coffee Research Institute). Training includes the use of locally available organic fertilizer and mulch and much more. Farmers are supplied with a new coffee plant cultivar that is disease and insect resistant.
Groups of 20 farmers are transported to TaCRI to attend classes for 3 days. Transportation, tuition, and meals are paid. Group = $1100. Individual Farmer = $55.
TaCRI has been supplying new coffee plants of a new coffee plant cultivar to attending coffee farmers. These plants have been developed by TaCRI to encourage sustainability. They are disease and insect resistant and will produce coffee equal to the premium coffee now grown on Mt Meru coffee farms.
Mt Meru Coffee Project - Box 313
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53187-0313 USA