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How does Fair Trade help families and communities? Here are some portraits of Fair Trade producers

Abahuzamugambi Coffee Cooperative, Rwanda, Africa
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30604

Abakunda Kawa Rushashi Coffee Cooperative, Rwanda, Africa
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30605

ACOZC Sugar Cane Producers, Paraguay
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-acozc-in-paraguay

Alto-Occidente Coffee Growers Cooperative of Caldas, Columbia
http://www.equalexchange.coop/the-alto-occidente-coffee-growers-cooperative-of-caldas

APECAFE Coffee Cooperative, El Salvador
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-apecafe-in-el-salvador

APROCASSI (Asociacion Provincial Cafetaleros Solidarios San Ignacio) Coffee Cooperative, Peru
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/42219

CACVRA (Agrarian Coffee Cooperative of the Apurimac River Valley), Peru, South America
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cacvra-in-peru

Café Justo (Just Coffee, Mexico): Fair Trade Coffee Strategy Secures Farmers' Profits http://crs.org/mexico/securing-farmer-profits/

CECOCAFEN Coffee Cooperative, Nicaragua
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cecocafen-in-nicaragua

CECOVASA (Organization of Agrarian Coffee Cooperatives of the Sandia Valleys), Peru
http://www.equalexchange.coop/a-trip-to-cecovasa-co-operative-in-peru

CEPCO Coffee Cooperative, Mexico
http://www.cepco.org.mx/ingles/homepage.php

CEPICAFE Coffee Cooperative, Peru
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cepicafe-in-peru
http://www.cepicafe.com.pe/ (in Spanish)

CESMACH Coffee Cooperative, Chiapas, Mexico 
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cesmach-in-mexico
http://www.cesmach.com.mx/

COCABO (Multi-service Cacao Co-operative of Bocatoreña), Panama
http://www.cocabo.org/
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cocabo-in-panama
http://www.equalexchange.coop/photo-essay-cocabo

COCLA Coffee Cooperative, Peru
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-cocla-in-peru

COCLA's Women's Program
http://www.equalexchange.coop/spotlight-coclas-womens-program

CONACADO (National Confederation of Dominican Cacao Producers), Dominican Republic
http://www.conacado.com.do/site/  http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/cacao/conacado_cocoa_cooperative_dominican_republic.aspx
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-conacado-in-the-dominican-republic
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30640

Coocafe, Coffee Co-Operative, Costa Rica, Central America
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/coocafe_coffee_cooperative_nicaragua/default.aspx

COOPAGA (Cooperative Agricole de Gabiadji) Cocoa Cooperative, Ivory Coast, Africa
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30715

COPEMUJER (Cooperative Multisectoral Mujeres del Norte), Women’s Coffee Cooperative, Nicaragua, Central America
http://crs.org/nicaragua/women-coffee-coop/

El Ceibo Cocoa Cooperative, Bolivia, South America
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30594

El Guabo, Ecuador
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-el-guabo-in-ecuador

FAPECAFES Coffee Cooperative, Ecuador, South America
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-fapecafes-in-ecuador
http://www.equalexchange.coop/visit-to-fapecafes

FEDECOCAGUA, Coffee Co-operative, Guatemala, Central America http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/fedecocagua.aspx

FUNDOPO (Organic Cocoa Growers Dominican Foundation), Dominican Republic
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30727

Gumutindo Coffee Co-operative Enterprises, Uganda, Africa
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/gumutindo_coffee_cooperative_uganda/default.aspx
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-gumutindo-in-uganda

Gumutindo Women
http://www.equalexchange.coop/the-women-of-gumutindo

Heiveld Tea Co-op, South Africa
http://www.fairtrade.net/from_workers_to_farmers.html

Kagera Coffee Union (KCU), Tanzania, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/a_better_life_at_the_source_of_the_nile.aspx

Karagwe District Coffee Co-operative Union, Tanzania, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/karagwe_district_cooperative_union_ltd.aspx

Kavokiva Cocoa Co-operative, Ivory Coast, Africa
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/cacao/kavokiva_cocoa_cooperative_cote_divoire_2.aspx http://www.fairtrade.net/cocoa_growers.html

KBQB (Koperasi Baitul Qiradh Baburrayyan) Coffee Cooperative, Sumatra (Indonesia)
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-kbqb-in-sumatra

Kilimanjaro Native Coffee Cooperative Union, Tanzania, Africa
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-kncu-in-tanzania/index.php

Kuapa Kokoo Union, Cocoa Growers' Co-operative, Ghana, Africa
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/cacao/kuapa_kokoo_union.aspx
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30666

Manduvira Sugar Cane Cooperative, Paraguay
http://manduvira.com/en/  
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-manduvira-in-paraguay

Manos Campesinas Coffee Cooperative, Guatemala
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-manos-campesinas-in-guatemala

OCFCU (Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union), Ethiopia, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/oromia_coffee_farmers_cooperative_ethiopia/default.aspx

Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, Ethiopia, Africa
http://www.equalexchange.coop/profile-of-ocfcu-in-ethiopia http://www.greendevelopment.nl/progreso/ocfcu/

PROCOCER Coffee Cooperative, Nicaragua, Central America
http://www.equalexchange.coop/maragogype

Small Organic Farmers Association / Biofood Tea Farmers, Sri Lanka
http://www.biofoodslk.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50&Itemid=54

Solidarity Clothing, Bolivia
http://www.fairtradeprinciples.org/create-opportunities-for-marginalized-producers/

TCGA (Toledo Cacao Growers' Association), Belize, Central America
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/cacao/toledo_cacao_growers_association_belize/default.aspx
http://fairtradeusa.org/node/30691

TPI & Sanjukta Vikas Tea Cooperative, India
http://www.equalexchange.coop/tpi-sanjukta-vikas-cooperative

Wupperthal Tea Association, South Africa
http://www.equalexchange.coop/south-africa

Individual producers

Ambrose Martin Kimati, coffee farmer, Tanzania, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/ambrose_martin_kimati.aspx

Felipe Miza Castro - Coffee Farmer, Manos Campesinos Co-Operative, Guatemala, Central America
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/felipe_miza_castro.aspx

Gerardo Arias Camacho, Coffee Farmer, Llano Bonito Co-operative (COOCAFE) Costa Rica http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/coocafe_coffee_cooperative_nicaragua/gerardo_arias_camacho.aspx

Jennipher Wettaka & Kisolo Boaz, Gumutindo Coffee Co-operative, Mount Elgon, Uganda http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/gumutindo_coffee_cooperative_uganda/jennipher_wattaka_and_kisolo_boaz.aspx

Oliva Kishero & Joseph Kishero Keith, Gumutindo Coffee Co-operatives, Uganda, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/gumutindo_coffee_cooperative_uganda/oliva_kishero_and_joseph_kishero_keith.aspx

Tadesse Meskela, General Manager, Oromia Coffee Farmers' Co-operative Union, Ethiopia http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/oromia_coffee_farmers_cooperative_ethiopia/oromia_coffee_farmers_cooperative_ethiopia/tadessem_meskela.aspx

Thobias Millioni Mushi, coffee farmer, Tanzania, Africa http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/producers/coffee/thobias_millioni_mushi.aspx

Stories

Women Own Fruits of Their Coffee Labors (Fundacion Entre Mujeres)
http://crs.org/nicaragua/foundation-among-women/

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