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    Blog posts of '2010' 'July'

    (0) Celebrating Parents Day in Congo! August 1st
    In Congo, there is no Mothers Day or Fathers Day, but they do celebrate Parents Day! On the 1st of August every year children choose to honor their parents through hand-crafted gifts, songs and special events and activities. What is a Typical Family Like in Congo? While no family is 'typical',...
    (0) Three Rwandan Children Find A Home At Mpila Orphanage
    At Africa Imports, a percentage of every purchase is used to support several orphanages throughout Africa. One of these orphanages is the Mpila Orphanage in the Congo, where children can sleep and play in safety and good care. We recently got a letter from our representative at the orphanage. We tho...
    (0) African Recipe of the Week: Senegalese Lemon Soup
    Serve this soup warm or cold for a warm, rich meal. What You Need: 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 teaspoons flour 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup yogurt 1/2 lemon dash of paprika snipped fresh chives How to Make The Soup: Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the curry po...
    (0) Discover the Healing Power of Neem Leaf Powder
    [caption id="attachment_3506" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Neem Leaf Powder"]Neem Leaf Powder[/caption] Find Healing in India's Most Famous Beauty Product Neem leaf powder has been used medicinally or for beauty purposes for centuries in India. Famous for ridding scalp of dandruff and itchiness, the powd...
    (0) Words of Wisdom: Your African Proverb of the Month
    "Suffering is prior to attaining success or perfection." - Proverb from Tanzania This proverb was written by the Chagga people of Tanzania. Success stories of persons who have made it in life through sheer struggle (or suffering) are much praised among the Chagga people by using this saying. Such p...
    (0) NEW! Product Spotlight - Coffee Eye Butter
    [caption id="attachment_3499" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Coffee Eye Butter"]Coffee Eye Butter[/caption] Brighten Up Your Eyes!
    This all-natural coffee eye butter de-puffs and brightens the area around your eyes. Caffeine-rich coffee butter is blended with green and white teas, seaweed and vitamin E for ...
    (0) Serve up African Gourmet with Cameroon Curry Beef
    Spice up the menu this summer with this delicious curry beef from Cameroon. What You'll Need: 1 cup yellow onions, coarsely chopped 2 Tbs. curry powder (use a good quality) 2 Tbs. salt 1 tsp. black pepper 1/2 cup vegetable oil 4 Ibs. boneless beef chuck cut in 2" squares 1/2 fresh pineapple 1/2 ...
    (0) Little Drummer Boy from Congo!
    When I visited the orphanages that we support in Congo, I met this amazing drummer. Watch this and tell me if you know any grown ups who are better drummers. Find more videos from Africa by visiting our Youtube Page. Find out how your purchases help support the orphanages in Africa by Clicking He...
    (0) NEW! Product Spotlight - Black Seed Oil Capsules
    [caption id="attachment_3492" align="alignnone" width="229" caption="Black Seed Oil Capsules"]Black Seed Oil Capsules[/caption] Improve Your Health with Black Seed Oil Capsules Black seed oil has been renowned for centuries, and within the last 40 years scientific studies have revealed its variety of benefits. Black seed...
    (0) Thank You For Supporting These Orphans
    We just got word from our friends at Mpila Orphanage that there are 4 new children living there. It's a rather sad story. We got this e-mail along with the picture below: "These are 4 children (brothers and sisters) that their parents abandoned - they (children) do not know why and neither did the ...
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