Located in the Shebedino District of the Sidama Zone, Ethiopia, Telamo joined SCFCU to gain access to the local and international markets through a transparent organization. In addition, Telamo receives financial and technical support to improve farming and technical processes. Located at 1800 – 1900 meters above sea level, all coffee is organic and fair trade; varietals are arabica – heirloom. Telamo has 4000 members, and farmers and staff work together to deliver a high quality coffee. Coop Coffees buys natural (unwashed) coffee.



Varietals Grown:

  • 100% Heirloom

Social Premium Investment: 2018 Crop Year Fair Trade Certification guarantees 20 cents/lb of the price paid a producer organization is set aside as a social premium. How this money is invested is a decision taken collectively by the general assembly of members at the end of each harvest. Below is a break down of how producers in this organization chose to spend their fair trade premium.

Healthcare support Ambulance for pregnant women
Infastructure Water pipe from the washing station drill to the communities Road maintenance

Recent Projects We Supported:

5/4/17Fero Compost WorkshopCompleted