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Value Chains that Create Value: Your Purchase Makes a Difference

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Value Chains that Create Value: Your Purchase Makes a Difference

Baraka was founded on the belief that we could organize a business value chainthat would create benefit all the way along, from the producers through to ourend users, and would do it in a way that would benefit all of us, including thefounders and operators of Baraka. I think we are getting there. Not perfect by a long way – still lots to learn andplenty of room for improvement, but we are making solid progress. Together. With your encouragement, support and feedback, I think we are doing that. Yourpurchases are having a direct impact on the women and families that...

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I'm Off To Kperisi, Ghana for a Month

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I'm Off To Kperisi, Ghana for a Month

  And I’m off… to Kperisi.   As you are reading this I am just arriving in our Ghana community where Baraka Shea Butter is made. And for a bit longer than normal – so be ready for a blizzard of posts and photos…from my hands to your screen…   (OK, not as exciting as getting the Kperisi Women’s amazing Baraka Shea Butter direct …from their hands to yours…    But, the best I can do.     It is Shea Seed (nut) picking time now and many of the women will be going out every day to pick shea nuts, the first...

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6 Ways To Use African Shea Butter - How to use it in beauty or other areas

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6 Ways To Use African Shea Butter - How to use it in beauty or other areas

African Shea butter is a miraculous natural product. It is full of many amazing properties that help us in multiple ways inclueing beautiful skin and hair plus good health. This butter with versatile qualities is edible also and is a major ingredient in many confectionery items. The African Shea butter is derived from the nuts of karate trees that are found in Africa. Let us now explore the quick ways in which African Shea butter can be used for maximum benefits! Use Shea Butter in Beauty Areas Use it as a wonderful moisturizer – Take some African Shea butter. Go...

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Great time, Great Memories

African Baskets Ghana

A story of how we met the women who make the Bolga Baskets that we sell.

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School supplies for Kperisi

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Yesterday I was in the Staples Store in Duncan, BC, near where I live and I saw they had a sale on backpacks and pens.  Actually it was a discount bin full of them.

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