Basa's DNA in Kenya
The country of Kenya is a beautiful and majestic place, but one of the first things you realize is that the people are just as striking and life-changing as the sweeping landscapes. The Kenyan people are sincere and genuine.
Our story began with a trip to Kenya where we connected with wonderful, intelligent women working hard to feed their families. Their small-scale enterprise was called Coast Coconut Farms, where they produced organic virgin coconut oil by hand.
Determined to find a way to help them grow their business and tell their story, we came home and created Basa Body, named after the women of Mombasa, Kenya, where the coconut oil is produced. Basa Body maintains strong ties to our partners at Coast Coconut Farms in Kenya, and we are pleased to report that CCF is profitable, sustainable, and impacting countless women and families.
The Women of Mombasa, Kenya
Our wonderful partners in Kenya are hard working individuals who want nothing more than to have a happy life and provide for their families. That can be extremely difficult in an area with very limited resources and extensive poverty.
Having the opportunity to grow their coconut oil business with the help of modern machinery and operations has given additional revenue and purpose to our wonderful partners in mon.