Coffee cherries are delivered to local washing stations by 456 small farmers (90% women averaging 200 coffee trees per farmer). Among the farmers are survivors of the Tutsi Genocide, including 20 women part of the Ngomatyazo Widows Association. Their involvement in the coffee industry offers hope and comfort for the future. Producers directly enjoy the benefits of micro-lot purchases, receiving premiums that allow for improved quality of life and living standards including the ability to invest in livestock, access to healthcare and programs to protect the environment.
Due to the unique characteristics of the land and climate, the producers of Mount Huye have achieved exceptional coffee, having earned many rewards from the Rwanda Cup of Excellence in 2013 and 2014.