Closing an Eight-Thousand, Five-Hundred Mile Gap
A Shrub, A Bean, and Two Brothers in Houston.
Combine a sense of charity with the knowledge that millions of people in Yemen are suffering under the weight of narcotic addiction and civil war and what do you get? You get fresh and original entrepreneurial ideas for helping both the people of Yemen and the country itself. And, at the same time, you get a business plan that launched the Al-Aqeeq.
Single Origin: Coffee purchased from traders in multiple markets in the form of dried coffee cherries.
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Helping Yemeni Farmers
The Gourmet Yemeni coffee is known as one of the richest and most highly prized coffees in the world
The genesis of this concept began with the mid-eastern country of Yemen. Located 8500 miles from Houston Texas USA, it is one of the poorest countries in both the Middle-East and the world. The country has been devastated by both civil war and the widespread use of a narcotic derived from a large shrub called the Khat shrub. The shrub’s narcotic, cathinone, a Schedule 1 psychoactive drug according to the US Controlled Substance Act, is produced by the plant.
Wondering how we will do it?
After visiting the country and seeing, first hand, the devastation brought about by war and narcotics, two Houston teens, brothers Hasan and Hussain Rangwala, wanted to find a way to help the people of Yemen rise from poverty and addiction. They developed the idea of selling high-quality Yemeni coffee in the US.
The excellent Yemeni coffee is known as one of the richest and most highly prized coffees in the world.