100% of profits support orphan education in Kenya

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Creating employment for women and supporting education for orphans in Kenya.

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Welcome to Ajiri Tea

Our award-winning Kenyan Black Tea is grown in the green, fertile Kisii Hills of western Kenya. Ajiri means "to employ" in Swahili. Our goal is to create employment for women in western Kenya. Each unique label is handmade using dried banana bark. All profits from sales of Ajiri Tea are donated to the Ajiri Foundation to pay school fees for orphans in western Kenya.

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Our Best Sellers

Kenyan Black Tea (Teabags)

$ 9.00

Ajiri Handmade Elephant Tumbler (Grey)

$ 24.00

Rooibos, Red Bush Tea (Teabags)

$ 9.00

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In Peace of Wild Things

In Peace of Wild Things

We're taking a scrap of optimism. We're not burdening it with the forethought of grief. We're cultivating it with every student we help to raise, every woman we employ, every box of tea we sell. 

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Women's Work

Women's Work

We initially decided to employ women to craft the Ajiri Tea and Coffee packaging because women tend to reinvest over 90% of their earnings back into their families and communities. But we continue to employ women not for what they are doing with their money but rather for what they can't do without it. Women in Sub-Saharan Africa provide the majority of the agricultural labor, yet own anywhere from 1% to 13% of the land.

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How to refill your own cup of hope

How to refill your own cup of hope

Pandemic fatigue. Parenting fatigue. Screen fatigue. Tired of being tired. And perhaps even, dare we write it, all the caffeine just isn't giving you that strength like it used to? Stay with us, we promise this newsletter isn't so depressing :) We started Ajiri Tea when we were young (19...

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