Coffee of Madagascar

The heady aroma of roasting coffee wafts through the air around the village, particularly in the afternoon, when the women are busy roasting. Traditionally, coffee brewed in Madagascar is made from roasted coffee beans crushed using a mortar and pestle. The powder is then added to water and brought to the boil before being filtered … Continue reading Coffee of Madagascar

Mushonyi washing station and coffee farm. Rwanda

Mushonyi sector in Western province of Rwanda with elevation of 1825 m above sea level. My friend Bavugamenshi Léon was kind enough to come over to Lake Kivu where I am staying to get me to his place to see station and the farm. Their main buyer is Starbucks. In my understanding they grow red … Continue reading Mushonyi washing station and coffee farm. Rwanda

Hibiscus Man of Rwanda

Hibiscus Man of Rwanda Meet the young and progressive future of Rwanda. This young barista trainee shows that not all young people move away from villages and countryside to big cities to pursue their carrier. He started his own hibiscus plantation with innovative approach to contribute further to the development of agriculture sector of Rwanda … Continue reading Hibiscus Man of Rwanda

Raising the bar of Ugandan coffee

"Mixing red and green coffee cherries together it's like giving abortion to baby before birth" - Kads Dison Uganda does produce the most incredible coffee that stands for quality and flavor that makes it unique and more approachable among coffee professionals. Coffees from Uganda recently started to dominate among baristas around the world who compete … Continue reading Raising the bar of Ugandan coffee

Support school children in coffee farms of Rwanda

  Education is very important aspect in our life. Prosperity, success and great achievement is what makes young individuals to be the bright future of countrie's social and economic development. Without education and determination the doors to new challenges are vague. Education is power and power is victory. For this reason I am raising funds … Continue reading Support school children in coffee farms of Rwanda

Land of Enchantment. Coffee of Madagascar

  You probably heard that the best vanilla in the world comes from Madagascar. You have also learned that some great cacao beans are produced in Madagascar. But have you tried coffee from this not well known part of the world where besides acclaimed spices, the fertile and organic soil along with proper elevation gives … Continue reading Land of Enchantment. Coffee of Madagascar

Devastated coffee farm in Uganda

While in Uganda, I asked barista Martin Rogers to help me organize trip to the coffee farm in Uganda which turned dramatic. Not only they were 4 hours late for 7 hours car drive to the farm but I ended up in this farm (forgot the name) in Sipi area which was tragic to look … Continue reading Devastated coffee farm in Uganda