Yuliana is one of 950 students who have been subsidised with the Fairtrade Premium through the Andes Coop to study at university. She is studying for a degree in agriculture. So far, the Andes coffee-producing coop has spent $1.5 million on the programme.
Yuliana lives on a farm about an hour's walk from the town of Andes where the coop is headquartered. Her father is one of 3,500 members aof the coop. Any coop member, their partner or children can take part in the superior education programme.
Here Yuliana keep her mule from bolting while two heavy coffee sacks are tied up on its back.