Elevation (masl): 1,361
Ethnic Group: Danu
Coffee-producing families: 150
Coffee variety: Catuai
Myin Dwin is a great example of coffee’s capacity to support positive change in a community. Myin Dwin is one of the smaller groups in terms of acreage, but their productivity is exceptionally high for Myanmar. they grow tea, oranges and avocadoes in addition to coffee.
Money from specialty coffee production in Myin Dwin has been used to buy bikes to make children’s trips to the area high school less time consuming, and has helped send older kids to college. Coffee profits have also built a community well and a medical clinic.