Our Results

“I am coming to the farms and they are smiling at me. To achieve that is my motivation. We can see that we really gave something to them” – Hermann an HRNS staff member from Africa. To Hermann, the best sign for the success of his work: the smiles of farmers. However, we also have good and proven figures about what we are doing and achieve.

  • Africa 50%
  • Asia 32%
  • Central America 9%
  • South America 9%


Social Return on Investment

USD benefits for each Dollar invested in Trifinio (External evaluation 2018)

Percentage of Beneficiaries

The percentage of direct beneficiaries by country based on current projects.

Improvement in Coffee Quality

As reported by farmers in Trifinio and Brazil according to external evaluation.

  • El Salvador 98%
  • Brazil 94%


Desire of Youth To Continue Farming

According to external evaluation of HRNS projects.

Livelihoods Improved

Participating farmers in Brazil and Trifinio report improved livelihoods according to an external evaluation (average)

Training Contacts

Total in 2017

The Background of The Data


Ownership of the people concerned. Promoting entrepreneurship. Empowerment as key to success. Encouraging effective self-help.

Measuring Our Impacts

Being deeply rooted in the farmer communities and having close links to farmer families enables us to build up a strong and reliable M&E-System.


Figures are one thing, real impact we see in the stories of the farmers we work with; or as our collegue Hermann from the Ivory Coast says, “the best sign for the success of our work are the smiles of farmers. We can see that the work of HRNS gave something to them.”.

Nalubow Ruth: A Young Woman Changing Her Community

Ruth found a way of sustaining herself in agriculture and as a business women, realizing her entrepreneurial skills. Today, she is a role model in her community in western Uganda.

Ending Invisibility of Women On Colombian Coffee Farms

Without women there would be no coffee. All too often we forget their role in coffee production. They are present in almost 100% of the farms and active in the different production processes. But their participation in decision-making, in participation in training processes, in access to financial resources and management of revenue it is low. That is not different in Colombia.