Giakanja is a coffee washing station , a wet mill , and what is referred to in Kenya as a "factory" Small washing stations are aligned with a particular "society" which is what they call a cooperative in Kenya.
In this case, Giakanja is part of the Giakanja Farmers Cooperative Society. Giakanja lies in the Tetu division of Nyeri county, and was at one point in time part of Tetu FCS, lobbying for single society status over 50 years ago. At this point in time, the FCS has nearly 2000 members, growing a mix of SL-28, SL-34 and Ruiru 11 . Contributing farmers are spread out around the county, with average altitude ranging from 1750 to 1800 meters.
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