Last stop for the first field trip was at a village to meet with the village president and some of the farmers. The idea for the Co-Op was explained to them and we got their feedback. They had worked with SAVA before, and had faith in the SAVA management team. Even so, they thought that about 1/3 of the farmers would be prepared to join with the rest wanting to see how the co-op performed.
The of course there was more Chai