Meet the Direct Trade Coffee Farmers

We’d like you to meet some of the Direct Trade Coffee Farmers behind HOPE Coffee.


HOPE Coffee exists to share the love of Jesus in everything that we do.  You already know that your purchase provides clean water and safe homes for families in need.  You know that these projects are led by local Honduran and Mexican churches who want to serve their communities.  You also know that we love partnering with our customers, not only by providing quality coffee, but also by displaying to their members, families and customers one way they can support world missions in their daily lives.

But did you know that HOPE Coffee is serving others before the coffee bean is even ripe?  We purchase our coffee beans through a Direct Trade relationship with farmers in Honduras and Mexico, consistently paying above the established Fair Trade rate.  We have strong, ongoing relationships that extend well beyond coffee.  Because of these relationships, we have opportunities to share the love of Jesus with their coffee pickers as well!

With that in mind, we’d like you to meet the farmers who grow your HOPE Coffee in Honduras!

Meet Rodimiro.

Rodimiro lives in Siguatepeque, Honduras with his wife Carla Patricia.  He has three children, Marcella, Josué and Celeste, and is a proud grandpa to one very special granddaughter who lives nearby. He and his wife are involved in Emmanuel Church where his wife is in charge of the women’s group and Rodimiro teaches the 11-12 year old boys class. Some Sundays you might even find him preaching!

Rodimiro grows much of our Honduran line of HOPE Coffee, including our Medium, Bold and Dark roasts.  He is passionate about using his expertise in growing exceptional coffee to share the love of Jesus with people in his community.  In fact, he and Carla Patricia both recently graduated from a seminary in Honduras, SEBCAH Institute, in order to learn how he can use his background in coffee to reach even more people for Christ.  His goal to share his expertise with coffee growers in Africa, in hopes that they, too, can build meaningful relationships with their coffee pickers and buyers, all while funding much needed service projects for families in their own communities.

Meet Nelson.

Nelson also lives in the Siguatepeque area of Honduras.  He and his wife Suyapa Amado have three daughters and three active grandsons! Nelson is an incredibly thoughtful coffee farmer who passionately cares about his coffee beans and is consistently making strides to improve the quality of his coffee, year after year.  As you enjoy your MediumBold or Dark roast, you may not realize it, but Nelson’s ingenuity and dedication is what has produced your delicious cup! 

Hundreds of IndividualsChurchesOfficesCoffee Shops and Wholesale partners across the United States are an integral part of our mission, simply by choosing to drink HOPE Coffee.  We hope that you will join us!

As a HOPE Partner, you and your organization will receive regular updates on the impact your coffee is having around the world.  HOPE Coffee will ignite a passion for missions in your home, business, church or organization.  Your daily cup of coffee can change lives!

 

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