Women and Coffee


Nicaragua’s revived coffee industry has experienced a meteoric rise in quality levels thanks to the dedication of its dynamic cooperative movement. A legacy of its revolutionary past, women’s leadership is particularly notable in the Nicaragua industry.

Learn how women and grassroots community development projects serve as critical elements to providing families and communities the opportunity to secure a dignified standard of living and hope for the future.

Nicaragua also has a larger percentage of shade plantations than any other Central American producing nation. Effective shade management techniques provide the proper balance of sun and shade in the different climatic regions. A visit to the Northern coffee producing regions of Nicaragua is an experience not to be those true of heart and rugged of spirit.

JavaVentures’ familiarity with the regions, the coffees, the producers and cultures of each of these countries brings unique insights to the participants’ experiences.

Specialized itineraries can be arranged based on each group’s needs and educational mission. Optional add-on vacation packages are also available in each country.