Dukunde Kawa Cooperative started in 2000 with enough money to build one wet processing mill which was located near a gorilla habitat in the Gakenke State. More than 80 per cent of the farmers are women who have used part of their earning to invest in cattle, health care and award- winning programs to protect the environment.
Coffees are certified Organic, Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance. They are grown in volcanic soil, fully washed and dried in raised beds. Coffees exhibit the taste of lemon, orange blossoms, caramel and brown sugar.