Kivu is the general name for Eastern Congo, covering a very broad geographical area. It borders on Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Lake Tanganyika on the east. Kivu is divided into three provinces, Nord-Kivu (North Kivu), Sud-Kivu (South Kivu), and Maniema. Coffee, cotton, rice, and palm oil are produced, and tin and some gold are mined. The Ruwenzori mountains, and the Virunga Mountains are contrasred by the deep lakes (Albert, Edwad, Kivu and Tanganiyka).
Our suppliers project in Butembo and Goma, Virunga Coffee, has promoted top quality and better livelihoods in the region. Expect good intensity, blackcurrants, summer fruits and molasses.