Ethiopia Welega
Ethiopia Welega
Ethiopia Welega
Ethiopia Welega

Ethiopia Welega

Regular price $17.00

The names Birbir and Sololiya were picked by Mengistu of the Asikana Cooperative and represents what the coffee means to the cooperative.  Birbir represents the Birbir River which is a well known river that borders the Aira District and is a tributary to the Nile River providing life to the numerous Asikana Out Growers.  Sololiya is the Oromo name for the Ethiopian Helmeted Guinea Fowl which is a beloved species found in many villages within the Aira District.  It is also a source of traditional Ethiopian artwork, hand-painted small, clay versions of the Sololiya bird.