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

Custom Gift Box

$ 45.00

Rooibos, Red Bush Tea (Teabags)

$ 9.00

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Working With a Start-Up Mentality a Decade Later

Working With a Start-Up Mentality a Decade Later

When does a company stop becoming a start-up? At first, I thought maybe we had reached the next phase when we finally had health insurance. Then I thought we had evolved when we finally invested in a pallet jack. So, have we made it yet?

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2021 Impact Report

2021 Impact Report

Your tea dollars at work. 100% of the profits from the sale of Ajiri products are donated to the Ajiri Foundation. Learn about our incredible scholars, programming, and how your purchases add up to create an incredible community in western Kenya.  READ THE 2021 AJIRI IMPACT REPORT

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Motherhood and Jam Sandwiches

Motherhood and Jam Sandwiches

On a recent trip to Kenya I met with old family friends in Nairobi. It was the first trip I had taken since having my son in July 2020. Mrs. Ambundo, who is 85 years old and a mother to four children, took me into her arms and said "welcome to the other side." She didn't mean welcome to  "the other side" of the world. She meant welcome to the world of motherhood. 

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