Farmers Can Shell Coffee in a Fraction of the Time With This Bike-Powered Machine

Coffee is a principle crop in Leguruki, a rural village in the Arusha region of northern Tanzania, not far from the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. Of the coffee producers in the area, there are two kinds: commercial players with factories and devices that automate most of the coffee-making process and small-scale farmers without access to such machines who do everything manually.

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