“Complex, citrus, spice”
VARIETALS: Typica, Caturra, Bourbon, Catimor
ALTITUDE: 1400 MASL
ROAST LEVEL: Medium Dark
The Hands of Hope Project provides a percentage of the proceeds from green coffee sales to two specific foster homes. One located in a mountain village of Takengon Aceh, Kasih Sayang. The other is in Yayasan Sungai Air Hidup, located in the inner city of Medan, North Sumatra’s coffee export hub. The Kasih Sayang foster home helped many of the children who lost their parenst in the devastating Boxing Day tsunami.
The support provided means the children’s meals more nutritional with the addition of fresh fruit and vegetables, funding has been provide for classroom construction. Other specific items have been sports and music equipment. The children have been able to grow their own produce in specially built greenhouses. Hands of Hope is fully supported through sales of Blue Batak with the children’s individual and colourful signatures.