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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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Kenyan Black Tea (Teabags)

$ 9.00

Custom Gift Box

$ 45.00

Rooibos, Red Bush Tea (Teabags)

$ 9.00

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Making a Contract for Love: Can we manifest a sense of belonging?

Making a Contract for Love: Can we manifest a sense of belonging?

We know love can't be manufactured or bought (despite what the best marketing e-mails tell us).¬†But we do believe love¬†can be cultivated. It might look¬†like making committed¬†promises to yourself and to others in a social contract.¬†And maybe it starts with writing down¬†what you want in the world‚ÄĒkindness, a family, a sense of home.

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Hunting for Chameleons in the Dark

Hunting for Chameleons in the Dark

Like chameleons, teenage survival depends on blending into their environment. This is why the Ajiri scholars, all of whom are orphans, are given pocket money, go to school with new shoes and money for class outings, and why Regina and Difna attend every parent-teacher conference. Their desire to fit in is...

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Escaping Poverty: Swimming against the tides of circumstance

Escaping Poverty: Swimming against the tides of circumstance

Sometimes it seems as though we know the end of the story when we've just read the first page. He grew up with his elderly grandparents in Daraja Mbili, home of one of the largest outdoor marketplaces in East Africa, in a small home next to bars with low tin...

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