Empowerment of local populations is our goal, especially women farmers as they are key to ensuring that the financial benefits ripped from the cultivation of Moringa is passed on to other members in their families and by extension the community at large.
Inset is the local women's group interested in the cultivation of the Moringa crop. At South Eastern Asili Organics we aim to provide guidance and assistance to the farmers while ensuring that sustainable farming is practiced by all our stakeholders.
These gatherings aim to promote local farmer engagement and local participation in the economic growth to be realized from Moringa cultivation and that the improvement of local and by extension national economies is achieved.
A meeting with a local women's in Machakos Kenya. At the helm is the South Eastern Asili project manager Loreen Mbula together with a leader from the Machakos women's group of Moringa farmers.
Southeastern ASILI Organics is a social enterprise that aims to advance the health and well-being of rural communities in South Eastern region of Kenya by creating opportunities through sourcing and value addition of sustainable raw materials. The organization seeks to do this by promoting the cultivation, consumption and commercialization of amaranth, tea tree and Moringa oleifera.
Our goal is to foster community development through empowerment of local farmer groups by sourcing our raw materials directly from the various farming communities around the south eastern region of Kenya, with a goal to spread this net to the wider Kenyan community.
Here at South Eastern Asili Organics we aim to be a leader in service privision to our customers by ensuring that we offer value for money when it comes to our range of products.
We provide a variety of value-added products primarily extracted from our three core plants the amaranth, the moringa plant and the tea tree. Among these are also healthy food alternatives aimed at all age groups including but not exclusive to the 45-65 range. Our products are specifically chosen owing to their wholesome properties and nutriotious benefits they provide, with the focus being on promoting healthy living across the continent.
We are also keen to to provide beauty products focused on the unique features of the African woman. These are aimed at preserving the natural African beauty and enhancing the life of the modern African woman. These sources are especially favored due to their unique natural properties and sustainable production guarantee in order to ensure that these benefits are passed on to the communities we service.
Amaranth flour is a gluten-free, protein-rich flour produced by grinding seeds from the amaranth plant into a fine powder.
Moringa oil is rich in vitamins and unsaturated fatty acids and contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Moringa powder is made from the freshly harvested, dried leaves of the moringa tree which are then ground to a fine powder.
Amaranth oil is valuable due to its unique components is rich in squalene, unsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E.
Tea tree oil is obtained from the steam distillation of the harvested tea tree plant, this oil has a variety uses especially in skin care.
These are obtained from the pods of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera), with one of their many uses being water treatment.
Harvested from the amaranth plant, the seeds of the amaranth plant have the ability to stimulate growth and repair, reduce inflammation among other health benefits.
Our vision is of a modern, global Africa where communities are able to live healthy lives, meet nutritional needs and enjoy financial benefits from the sustainable cultivation of our core crops, moringa, tea tree and amaranth. Here at Southeastern Asili Organics, we maintain that we can achieve these goals through the commercialization of local, healthy food sources and diversification into other industries through value addition.
We believe these particular crops (amaranth, moringa and tea tree) are strategic crops to achieving this vision owing to their adaptation to the local environment and their potential to generate economic opportunities in regions where such opportunities would otherwise have been scarce.
Furthermore our vision extends into the near and distant future of Africa's ever-growing economy. We seek to tap into the potential market of the growing population and its abundant and skilled youthful demographic, where the current estimates project a growth of over 1.1 billion on the contintent. We see this as being a rather untapped region whose economic potential is yet to be fully realized.