Stories of change
Explore these stories to find out more about how Kahawatu Foundation is creating change together with coffee farmers and communities.
Denyse has used skills learned in Kahawatu Foundation trainings to earn an income from tailoring and to start other income-generating activities, like livestock rearing.
Ituze Women Group
Kahawatu Foundation supports Ituze Women Group, whose members own a coffee plantation, have soap-making and pineapple-selling businesses, and save together through a VSLA.
Thanks to training and support from Kahawatu Foundation, Frederick was able to increase his household income through coffee and better meet the needs of his family.
Dukunde Kawa Kiyonza VSLA
With support from Kahawatu Foundation, Dukunde Kawa Kiyonza Village Savings and Loan Association has helped its members to save, invest, and access funding from a social fund.
Turwanyubunebwe Women Group
Training from Kahawatu Foundation has helped Turwanyubunebwe Women Group to improve their coffee production, diversify their income through goat rearing, and receive financial support from a VSLA.
Support and training from Kahawatu Foundation had a big impact on Isaac’s journey to achieve economic independence.