Empowering Organic Coconut Farmers in Indonesia
More than 1,200 farmers in Java are involved in the growing and harvesting of organic coconut nectar which is used for our coconut sugar. Women play a vital role in processing the coconut nectar into sugar bricks, providing a much needed income to women in the region. As a result of this opportunity for women's employment, many women have gone on to lead some of the coconut farmer organizations in the area. The income generated from coconut sugar production and the organic premium enables farmers to invest in their communities. In recent years, several projects were completed including the construction of several schools, mosques, roads and bridges.