Green Is Good
Green is certainly all the rage — in our juices, matcha lattes and on our plates — and for good reason. While Kale has been one of the reigning superfoods of choice for quite a long time — sometimes we don’t have access to the foods we need. This is exactly how a Peace Corps volunteer stumbled onto the nutritious leaves of the moringa tree and ideas started popping.
As a vegetarian stationed in Niger sustaining herself on rice and millet, Lisa Curtis’ health began to suffer. That was until local women suggested that she try nutrient dense leaves from the moringa tree. When she found her own vitality restored, other inspiration began to percolate.
Melding ancient wisdom with modern business savvy, she was inspired to turn this newfound knowledge that she had stumbled upon into a business that could expand beyond health benefits and improve the lives of women in West Africa.
Kuli Kuli, a certified B-Corp (Benefit Corporation), was born from a desire to meld it all together: passion, profit and impact — and to use moringa as a tool for nutritional security. Establishing fair, sustainable wages to farmers and women-led farming co-ops around the world to drive economic growth, women’s empowerment and sustainable agricultural development is at the core of this brand.
To date, Kuli Kuli has partnered with over 1,000 farmers and planted over 1,000,000 moringa trees and have provided $1.5 million in income to women-led farming non-profits and family farmers.
We want to create a world where everyone has access to nutritious sources of food — and malnutrition only exists in history textbooks.
—Lisa Curtis, Founder, Kuli Kuli
Yep, green is good!
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