Musasa, Fully Washed, Rwanda

Musasa, Fully Washed, Rwanda

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Wild plums, Juicy, Red grapes

Process: Fully Washed
Varietals: Bourbon
Producer: Musasa central washing station
Origin: Gakenke, Rwanda
Elevation: 2000 masl


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Musasa CWS production started in 2004 as the 1st CWS in Northern Province of Rwanda.  It is located in Ruli sector, Gakenke District, Northern Province owned by DUKUNDEKAWA cooperative.

The cooperative is composed of 1,818 members among whom 33% are women. They are based into different sectors namely Ruli, Muhondo and Coko where most the coffee plantations are covering around 1,100 ha.

The income generated is also used beside to run the CWS, it is also used to support in health and education support to all cooperative members.

In addition, farmers are now able to get access to finance through different available loans as the cooperative will assist and support them where necessary.

Specific information and climatic conditions
Latitude (m): 482750; Longitudes (m): 9800044
Province: North; District: Gakenke Sector: Ruli
Altitude: 2002 meters, processing cherries from 1500 to 2000 meters
Coffee variety: Arabica-Bourbón
Soil type: Silt-clay-sandy and silty-sandy
Soil pH mean: 5.1
Precipitation range: 1300 to 1400 mm
Temperature range (Celsius degrees): 17 -18 degrees
CWS Owner: Dukunde Kawa Musasa cooperative
Number of farmers: 2034
Processing capacity: 198 tons
Processing System:  Wet processing
Drying system: natural sun drying
Road accessibility: Fair
Water source: mountain natural spring