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Our Cooperative Assistance program equips farmers and cooperatives with the machinery and tools, training, and financing opportunities they need to be successful and profitable farmer groups.

Your support of De la Gente helps to create economic opportunities that improve the quality of life for small-holder coffee farmers and their families. Your donation will allow us to build capacity in our partner cooperatives, provide micro-financing opportunities, and build relationships with conscious buyers ensuring our farmers get a fair price for their product.

Coffee Farmer

Here’s how your donation will impact over 350 coffee farmers in Guatemala:

Old bike depulper

De la Gente supports farmers in the provision of machinery to aid in their coffee production. In 2018, a group of students fundraised to support three farmers in San Miguel Escobar with new electric depulpers for their coffee. Read more about how this donation supported farmers.


Gathering together leaders of our partner cooperatives is important to aid in knowledge sharing and building rapport with peers. That’s why we host our Annual Coffee Congress each year to bring farmers together, share new ideas, and build stronger relationships. Learn about our Congress here.

Coffee Farmers

We are proud to offer a Financing Program to farmers so they may purchase land, machinery, fertilizers, or other necessary capital to enable their coffee businesses.  We are especially proud to support the Next Generation of farmers. Here’s how your support has aided these young farmers.

Want to Donate Offline?

If you would prefer to send us a donation offline, we welcome donations by mail. Please make checks payable to De la Gente and mail them to the following address:

De la Gente Inc.
34 Old Farm Rd
Douglas, MA 01516

We will confirm receipt of all donations whether made online or offline. If you have any questions, please email us at

De la Gente is a 501(c)3 non-profit in the US. If you reside in the US, your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. Please contact us regarding tax deductions if you live in Canada.