KOPAKAMA (Koperative y’Abahinzi ba Kawa ba Mabanza) started on 15th October 1998 by 47 members. During its creation, the purpose was to protect the interest of members by collecting the product composed mainly of ordinary coffee and looking for buyers who were also intermediates in the coffee value chain.
It becomes the cooperative in 2006 after getting the legal personality. Since that time, KOPAKAMA has clear vision and mission. Up to now, the number of members has increased till 949 including 356 women.
The coffee is processed using two coffee Washing Stations (Mushubati CWS and Nyagatare CWS) both located in Mushubati sector, Rutsiro District and one Dry Mill recently built by KOPAKAMA itself in Rubengera sector, Karongi District.
Isoko rya 1: Kubaka ubwanikiro (ibitara n’urugo) k’uruganda rutonora kawa (Coffee Washing Station) mu Kagari ka Kagusa, Umurenge wa Mukura, Akarere ka RUTSIRO, Intara y’Iburengerazuba.
Ku nkunga y’Ikigega “USADF”, Koperative “KOPAKAMA” irahamagarira abantu cyangwa ibigo babifitiye ubushobozi kuza gupiganira isoko ryo kubaka ubwanikiro (ibitara n’urugo) n’ubuhunikiro (Warehouse) k’uruganda rutonora kawa (Coffee Washing Station) rwubatswe mu Kagari ka Kagusa, Umurenge wa Mukura, Akarere ka RUTSIRO, Intara y’IBURENGERAZUBA.
Ibitabo by’ipiganywa (DAO) biboneka ku cyicaro cya Koperative i Mushubati, mu Karere ka RUTSIRO, guhera tariki ya 08/01/2020, hatanzwe inyemezabwishyu y’amafranga ibihumbi icumi (10,000 Frw) adasubizwa, yishyuwe kuri Konti No: 0214/0108151/001/5100/0 ya KOPAKAMA iri muri GT BANK.
Ushaka gupiganira isoko agomba kwitabira gahunda yo gusura ahazubakwa, iteganijwe tariki ya 13/01/2020. Abazasura bazahagurukira ku cyicaro cya KOPAKAMA i saa yine za mugitondo baherekejwe n’umukozi wa Koperative.
Abasanzwe bafitanye amasezerano na KOPAKAMA ajyanye n’uyu mushinga ntibemerewe gupiganira iri soko, kandi ntabwo byemewe gupiganira amasoko abiri icyarimwe. Ukeneye ibindi bisobanuro yahamagara kuri izi numero: 0783163611/0722599782.
Bikorewe i Rutsiro, kuwa 06/01/2020
ABISHYAKA Alexis Perezida wa KOPAKAMA