|Coop Name: Unión de Cooperativas Agropecuarias y de servicios SOPPEXCCA R.L||N° of Employees: 41|
|City: Jinotega||N° of Members: 700|
|Country: Nicaragua||Year of formation: 1997|
SOPPEXCCA is union of cooperatives of small producers of coffee located in the city of Jinotega, Nicaragua. There are 700 producers in 18 member cooperatives. As an organization SOPPEXCCA works under the concept of active, visible and equal participation of the cooperatives, communities and organizations involved.
Captain America actress Hayley Atwell, travelled with Christian Aid (www.christianaid.org.uk) to visit Soppexcca cooperative in Nicaragua, the second poorest country in the western hemisphere. She saw how the coffee cooperative, part-funded by the charity, is investing profits from its Fairtrade organic coffee to help build its children a better future.