Empowering Women in Ethiopia’s Coffee Industry

Qawwa Coffee

Founded in 2021 by the passionate and visionary entrepreneur, Hilina Mezgebu, who is the CEO of the company. Qawwa Coffee is an inspiring all-women coffee company based in the vibrant city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With a mission to empower women and make a positive impact on the Ethiopian coffee industry, Qawwa Coffee is setting a new standard of excellence while fostering sustainable and inclusive practices.

What sets Qawwa Coffee apart is its commitment to recognizing the unique talents and contributions of women throughout the coffee value chain. From nurturing relationships with women coffee growers to ensuring fair and equitable treatment of employees, inclusivity and empowerment are at the heart of everything Qawwa Coffee does.

As an organization, Qawwa Coffee places great emphasis on quality and sustainability. The team works tirelessly to source the finest coffee beans from coffee farms in Ethiopia’s renowned growing regions. Through meticulous processing and the expertise of skilled women roasters, Qawwa Coffee consistently delivers exceptional single-origin coffees with distinct flavors that captivate the senses.

Beyond its dedication to producing outstanding coffee, Qawwa Coffee is actively involved in community development initiatives that focus on sustainabilityand traceability. Qawwa is also focused on providing training and educational opportunities, that empower women in the industry to enhance their skills and cultivate their passion for coffee. Additionally, Qawwa Coffee actively supports local women’s organizations, fostering social change and gender equality within the Ethiopian society.

With Qawwa Coffee, every sip tells a story of strength, resilience, and excellence. Join us on this remarkable journey as we celebrate the incredible women who contribute their talent, passion, and expertise to Ethiopia’s vibrant coffee industry.

Qawwa Coffee Exporter  the women in coffee Ethiopia association in March 2022. So far we’ve had many opportunities to be a part of many different coffee events all over the globe and the CEO of the company Hilina Mezgebu has had the opportunity in being a part of the association’s advisory board which is an exciting chapter in her coffee journey. We are excited about our future endeavours with WICE association. 

If you would like more information about Qawwa Coffee or have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us. We’re excited to share the unique and empowering story of Qawwa Coffee with you!

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