MAHEDER HAILESELASSIE

Banata Soka, 55 and a father of nine produces 4000kg of coffee every year to supply the Homa Cooperative site in Oromiya, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Farmers pick red cherries at Yosef Lema’s farm in Shebedino district of Sidama, Ethiopia. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Farmers bring freshly harvested red cherries on the back of mules, donkeys and horses for sell at the Homa Cooperative site in Oromiya, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/REUTERS

Freshly harvested red cheeries are seen at the Fero Cooperative site in Sidama, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Freshly harvested red cherries at a farm in Shebedino district of Sidama, Ethiopia.. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Workers dry red cherries at Tilamo cooperative of Shebedino district in Sidama, Ethiopia. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Red cherries are dried on coffee beds at Banko Dadato coopertive site in Yirgachefe, Ethiopia.Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Yosef Lema,72 is portrayed at his coffee farm in Shebedino district of Sidama, Ethiopia. Lema produces 45qtl of red cherries every year on his 4.5ha land. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Aster Utala,26 and a mother of one, poses for a picture at Tilamo cooperative of Shebedino district in Sidama, Ethiopia where she works as a daily labour. The majority of people working on dryng and picking unwanted beans on coffee beds in many cooperatives are women. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Workers pile the pulch of coffee beans which will later be used by the farmers as compost at Tilamo cooperative of Shebedino district in Sidama, Ethiopia. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Gizachew Tigena, 26, picks leaves and unwanted beans from the Freshly harvested red cherries about to go into the pulping machine at the Homa Cooperative site in Oromiya, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Daye Lite,40, works at the pulping machine where freshly harvested cheeries are inserted from the other side at Tilamo cooperative of Shebedino district in Sidama, Ethiopia. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

The fruit of the red cheeries that has been through the pulping machine is washed and moved through channels at Homacho Waeno Cooperative site in Sidama, Ethiopia. Red cherries are dried on coffee beds at Banko Dadato coopertive site in Yirgachefe, Ethiopia.Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Packaged coffee is piled in a store at Tilamo cooperative of Shebedino district in Sidama, Ethiopia. 29 November, 2018. REUTERS/Maheder Haileselassie

Banko Dadato cooperative members chat and have coffee during their break in Banko Dadato cooperative site in Yirgachefe, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Coffee beans still covered in parchment in store at Homacho Waeno Cooperative site in Sidama, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair Trade USA

Meseret Shoti, one of the seven Banko Dadato cooperative committee members, brews coffee for the cooperative members in Banko Dadato coopertive site in Yirgachefe, Ethiopia. Maheder Haileselassie/Fair trade USA
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