Sorting Coffee at BufCoffee's Nyarusiza Washing Station

Furaha joined us at our ECW in Guatemala this year

The picturesque Lake Kivu

Coffee cherry waiting to be pulped at Nyarusiza

Lake Kivu

Nyamasheke District

BufCoffee's Remera Washing Station

Zirikana Rwanda

A new chance to “show commitment” (the Kinyarwanda translation of Zirikana) came to us this year via a fledgling project near Lake Kivu. Furaha Umwizeye’s coffee offers exceptional sweetness with flavors of peach cobbler, grapefruit, and black tea.

A Direct Trade Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco



  • ProducerFuraha Umwizeye
  • FarmKivu Belt / BufCoffee
  • RegionNyamasheke District, Western Province
  • CountryRwanda
  • Elevation1650 - 1800 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestFebruary - May 2015
  • CultivarBourbon, subvarieties Jackson, Mbirizi, and others
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Zirikana Rwanda is...

Single Origin Coffee

These coffees are lauded for highlighting specific flavors of a growing region, process or varietal. We seek these distinct coffees and roast them to show their quality and uniqueness.

Direct Trade

This coffee meets or exceeds Intelligentsia's Direct Trade standards. For a coffee to be given this status, Intelligentsia and the producer/cooperative partner must meet ALL of the following criteria.

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