Who we are

We are a trusted voice for coffee communities in Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda.

We are Kahawatu Foundation, a leading NGO dedicated to improving the livelihoods of coffee communities in East Africa.

Celebrating 10 years of Kahawatu Foundation!

Our work since 2013

farmers trained in GAP
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coffee community members supported
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women’s groups initiated
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income-generating activities set up
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Village Savings and Loans Associations established
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What we do

We are building a future where coffee communities are confident and thriving.

We co-design projects and programs across 3 key pillars. Our mission is to facilitate the economic empowerment and financial stability of coffee communities by tackling some of the biggest challenges they face today.

Professionalize farmers

Champion professional coffee farming practices to strengthen the socioeconomic resilience of farmers and their communities.

Improve wellbeing

Enhance the quality of life for coffee community members through better education on nutrition, water, health, and sanitation.

Build confidence

Identify and overcome limiting beliefs to help coffee communities envision a different future for themselves.