Despite the atrocities of the genocide, the Rwandan People are resilient and are beginning to rebuild their lives. Coffee is proving to play a significant role in the renewal of this tattered country. Rwanda's countryside is perfect for growing and cultivating coffee and the Rwandan people are taking advantage of these conditions.
With volcanic soils, abundant rain falls and high altitude mountains, Rwanda has some of the best coffee-growing conditions in the world. But given this nation's recent history, these aromatic coffee beans come with a bittersweet story.