Guatemala Manos de Mujer comes from the ACODIHUE cooperative in the mountainous territory of Cuchumatan, Huehuetenango. The co-op was founded in 1996 after several development projects were completed in the area by the European Union. This coffee is produced entirely by the women members of ACODIHUE's network of women growers, which is referred to locally as Awal Nan (Siembra de Mujer) in their native Mam language.
Eighty percent of ACODIHUE's coffee is grown and produced by indigenous women in the mountainous territory of Cuchumatan, Huehuetenango. ACODIHUE certified the women producers as Manos de Mujer (Women's Hands) to recognize the hard work of these women and their contribution to both their households and to the national economy.
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