Farm Name: Finca La Estancia
City: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Iluminado has been farming on their own land since 1985 on 77 “cuerdas” which is equivalent to 30.22 acres, mostly cultivated with coffee. They come from a farming family and believe that the key to his happiness is being able to do a job that I am passionate about and having a high-quality product. Iluminado wants to use their funds to build a warehouse for the storage of coffee peel waste. With these wastes, they are preparing the compost currently being used to fertilize their coffee plantation. The construction of this warehouse gives them the opportunity to use the compost and sell it to people in the community who need it.