At Progreso, we are thrilled to introduce our newest team member, Yvette, who has joined us as a Coffee Quality Consultant. With her extensive experience in providing coffee quality training across Uganda, Yvette is a valuable addition to our team.
She is passionate about working with coffee farmers to uplift their livelihoods and improve the quality of their produce. We are confident that her expertise will greatly benefit our mission to support farmers and set up robust quality assurance systems.
Having dedicated several years to coffee quality training, Yvette brings a wealth of knowledge to her role at Progreso. Her experience spans different countries in Africa, where she has collaborated with farmers, cooperatives, and organizations to enhance coffee quality and boost economic opportunities for communities. Yvette’s deep understanding of the coffee industry, combined with her passion for improving the lives of farmers, makes her an ideal fit for our team.
Yvette firmly believes that empowering farmers is the key to transforming their livelihoods and increasing household income. She understands that the path to progress lies in providing farmers with exposure, training, and access to better markets. By working closely with coffee farmers, Yvette aims to equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to enhance the quality of their coffee and attract more lucrative market opportunities.
As a Coffee Quality Consultant with Progreso, Yvette will play a pivotal role in training farmers on the intricacies of coffee quality. She will impart her expertise, sharing valuable insights and best practices to help farmers understand the factors that contribute to high-quality coffee production. Through interactive workshops and hands-on guidance, Yvette will guide farmers in implementing quality assurance systems that align with international standards.
One of Yvette’s primary objectives is to enhance the overall quality of the coffee produced by farmers working with Progreso. By improving the quality, the farmers can access better markets, thereby increasing their profitability and income. Yvette will work closely with individual farmers and cooperatives, identifying areas for improvement and implementing strategies to meet the stringent requirements of discerning buyers. Her goal is to create a sustainable cycle of improved quality, better market access, and increased economic prosperity for the farmers.