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Single Origin

Mapendo - Congo

Kalehe, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Altitude: 1,480-2,000 MASL
Variety: SL34
Fermentation: 12 hours dry, 24 hours wet
Drying: 12-21 days on raised beds
Down to 10-12% moisture
Certifications: FTO Certification
Whole Bean Coffee
Mapendo - Congo

Tasting Notes

Honeydew, Dried Fig, Lemon


Fully Washed



Buchiro, Chebumba

Mapendo, swahili for “love,” is farmed in 16 separate lots by 4,200 farmers, nearly 40% of which are women. Mapendo farmers produce fully washed coffee that has been certified FTO since 2009. There are 3 washing stations, including one large and two mini washing stations. A fourth station is under construction along with a modern lab for cupping and quality control.