In Peru, the Central Cooperativas Agrarias Cafetaleras, or COCLA, is a second-level cooperative, representing 21 local cooperatives. Formed in 1967, COCLA’s membership consists of more than 8,500 smallholder coffee families in the Cusco Department. COCLA’s Raul del Aguila was the founding-president of Pachamama in 2000.
Headquarters: Quillabamba, Peru
Region: La Convención, Cusco
Farmer Owners: 8,500 families
Women Owners: 40%
Certifications: Organic, FLO Cert.
Pachamama Board Director: Vladimir Vivanco
Member Since: 2005