Bundikakemba Growers Cooperative
A society that influences sustainable social development and economic development for its members through agricultura; production and valur addition
Engage members of the cooperative in sustainable productive economic activities for a poverty free community
BGCSL is a dynamic primary agricultural cooperative owned by its cocoa producer members, who are parents to pupils of Bundikakemba Primary School, created with the primary aim of optimising wealth creation for its members to be able to send their children to school ,stay in school and complete school.
Since its registration from the former old Farmers Association in 2014, it has created a strong and well managed organisation that serves as a focal point for its farmers and the wider community. BGCSL has worked hard to build strong and trusting relationships with its members, business partners and stakeholders, working together to the advantage of its people their land.
To date, 300 smallholder farmers have joined BGCSL and farm approximately over 250 Hectare of cocoa as their most important cash crop
BGCSL’s Board of Directors consists of 09 members that are democratically elected by its General Assembly the supreme decision making organ of cooperative.
BGCSL always strives to:
- add economic value to the cooperative to the benefit of our members
- deliver excellent customer service to our clients and stakeholders
- act in an ethical fashion towards all interested parties
- create more job opportunities
Our product quality
Our members majorly cultivate Criollo and Trinitario varieties. BGCSL’s cocoa is organic, non-GMO, sustainably harvested and grown by smallholder farmers at a unique altitude range of 1000-1300m absl along the slopes of Mt. Rwenzori, this coupled with our specialised fermentation process gives tasty blended volatile chocolate flavours even before roasting with a PH range of 5.6 to 6.8 and 90-100/100g bean count.
Bundikakemba Growers Co-op
Bundibugyo District– Uganda