Meet Emiliano Vilchez

(our third partner-farmer)

Meet Emiliano. He grew your coffee. From Otuccho, Peru. He's thoughtful and hardworking. One of his daughters was the valedictorian of her high school and she hopes to be the first person in her family to go to college.

Farmer Profile

Country

Peru

Region:

Amazonas

Village:

Otuccho

Hometown:

La Libertad, a small village even further up the mountain

Age:

40

Civil Status:

Married

Family:

Wife and 3 children

Education:

Five years of secondary school

Proudest Moment in his Life:

When his daughter was named valedictorian of her high school

Interests:

Soccer and politics

Years Producing Coffee:

20

Farm Size:

12.36 acres (5 hectares)

Farm Elevation:

4,100 feet (1,250 meters)

Coffee Challenges:

Low prices, little technical assistance, weather

Community Challenges:

Lack of education and clean water

Memorable Quote:

“Coffee is a product that is shared around the world. We want others to know the coffee made it to you because we have worked hard to get to it to you.”

Emiliano would love for you to drink his coffee.

Want to try some?

Meet our other Partner-Farmers

ROSA LLOCLLA

Meet Rosa. She grew your coffee. Get to know more about her story.

Daniel

Meet Daniel. He grew your coffee. Get to know more about his story.

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