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~LaCola in Akron, OH

Why did you start your business?

God gave it to me in a dream, I was obedient to the call.

What do you love about what you do?

I don’t have to carry it in my own strength

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Word of mouth and online

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Let the why behind what you do be more than money.

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~Pamela in Tampa, FL

 

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~ Adrianne in Lynchburg, VA

 

Why did you start your business?

I left an abusive marriage and needed income for me and my family.

What do you love about what you do?

The convenience to have my own business and work from home.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Attending events and hosting parties.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Go for it!

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~Avril in British Columbia, Canada

Why did you start your business?

I fell in love with African fabrics, especially the handwoven hand dyed fabrics. Originally I purchased pieces of mudcloth to use as table covers for my wedding. I absolutely loved the texture and design of the fabric. I decided I wanted to share the beauty of this handwoven cloth with others.

What do you love about what you do?

I love taking a traditional fabric and using it in a way that is fresh and modern. One of my favorite moments is when I've ordered a new shipment of mudcloth and I get to open the package and see what beautiful designs have come this time.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Through my etsy store

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Be patient, businesses take time to grow.

 

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~Sandrine in San Francisco, CA

 

Why did you start your business?

To help people front products that make them feel good

What do you love about what you do?

I like helping people, save money, and still feel like they're spoiling themselves.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

By offering solid value.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

I think if you have good products, and you feel confident about them, that shines through in your authenticity, making sales easy.

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Here’s me and my new favorite handbag
 ~ Letha in Atlanta, GA 

 

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I swear by this Immunity Booster. I have used it for the last 2 years and have yet to get another cold!
It really works and I recommend it all the time to others.  
~  Charles in Burlington, NJ

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I use the oils in my candles, soaps, body wash, body butter and face care. I've bought other products but the oils are the main products I use. Most of the oils are very strong and I dilute them within my products but I love the bold fragrances. My personal favorite is African Musk. I mainly cater to men with my products, since there aren't many products with bold scents that are not connected to the woods. Some of my clients have advised the fragrances provide aroma therapy aspects and they are really relaxed. I'm glad that I Africa Imports allows me to share beautiful fragrances with the world!

~Rajham in Charlotte, NC

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I attended a Pop-up shop here in Atlanta, GA. I sold 9 of the body fragrance oils. One customer bought 5. Some of the fragrance that my customers were excited about is the Black Man, Black Woman, Opium by YSL, Mango and Cucumber Melon they were the most talked about. I was excited to see them sell so well. My customers were very pleased with the fragrances.

~Tyra in Atlanta, GA

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Hello I have been ordering from Africa Imports since 2008 and been using the Shea Butter. I get lots of compliments of my smooth skin for my age (59)

~Valencia in Cincinnati, OH

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The dress’s are selling well, the ladies love the comfort  The soaps are the best.

~ Robert in Auburn, CA

 

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~ Lasaadchi in Elmira, NY

 

 

Why did you start your business?

It became a need for myself to survive.

What do you love about what you do?

Everything the entertaining of different people. The show and prove of products sold by me. And my company.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Through word of mouth.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

When you start no matter the struggle strive

 

 

~ Leslie in Lees Summit, MO 

Why did you start your business?

For the of candles and creating new scents!

What do you love about what you do?

I love creating new scents!

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Face-to-face at pop-up shops & word of mouth.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Be ambitious and never give up!

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~ Moses in Brunswick, GA

Why did you start your business?

For Additional income

What do you love about what you do?

Helping people with my products, helping African people and making money for myself

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Online, person to person sales

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Very easy business to start and if you can put a little effort, you can succeed. Quality and easy to sell products that has limited or no competition.

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~ Anthony in Toldeo, OH

What do you love about what you do?

I love smelling good and people asking what's that u have on, and for my customers to get a scent they love and adore

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Word of mouth and social media

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Don't think about it just do it!

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~ DaShawna in Clermont, FL

Why did you start your business?

I started my business because I love to buy smell goods and smell good myself. I also started my business so I can provide some extra income for my daughters

What do you love about what you do?

I love the way these scented oils make people feel when they smell it or when they wear it.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

I work at a warehouse so a lot of my customers are from there and I also set up a tent on Fridays at a farmers market

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Keep pushing! Don’t give up… your business will grow 

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~Renee in Columbus, OH 

 

Why did you start your business?

I started my business to make extra money

What do you love about what you do?

I love that i am satisfying my customers with what they want

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

I get most of my sales by doing pop up shops

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Stick to your goal and never give up 

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Crystal D. of Lakeland celebrates her Birthday at Bronze Kingdom in Orlando, FL fashionably dressed by J-Myranda Collection of Bartow FL. 

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Our students have a performance at the end of summer camp, we started wearing the dashikis instead of T-shirts.  We love them

Thank you so much,

Raj from 99 Treasures in Cleveland, Ohio

 

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 ~ Elaine in Silver Spring, MD

Why did you start your business?

I wanted to do something fun and creative, but I also wanted to support black makers and creators.

What do you love about what you do?

The customers and serving people. Seeing the smiles and genuine love for the products

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Word of mouth and social media

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Persevere/ it won’t be easy. There will be times you don’t sell anything. Learn from your mistakes and failures. Keep going.

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~ Melinda in Elmont, NY

Why did you start your business?

I always had difficulty finding the exact decorative pillows that I was looking for to complement my space, so decided to start making my own then I formed it into a business

What do you love about what you do?

Seeing my designs and my creations and others home

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Online

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Patience and dedication

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I make my own body butter out of the organic white shea butter and organic coconut oil. Not only is it organic shea and coconut oil both has soothing properties that aid to any skin type especially dry skin. The coconut oil has antibacterial properties that help against free radicals, while shea butter locks all the nutrients in. I am grateful that I am able to bring ingredients, native to my home land of Liberia, here to America making it accessible to the diaspora that has dispersed.

 

~Sadatu in Germantown, MD

 

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Your catalog provided EVERYTHING I needed. I jumped up n down with joy. Lol. Thank you for being available to me and helping along the way....I truly appreciate it. 

~ Rhea in Whitehall, OH

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 For the last ten years or so we have strictly sold at a flea market. We had seen some vendors with some of the same products but they have never stayed vending at this market very long. But the products did sell when they were here.  So, we thought let’s try.  Even though I had my doubts.

I have reinvested all my sales back into the business.  In the eight months we have outgrown the original ten by ten flea market stall that we had in the beginning.  As of the first of January 2022, we have doubled that space.  I wonder how long it will be before we outgrow this space.

~ Carolyn in Dothan, AL


 

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"All is well."

~ Annette in Leland, NC

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Our customer Mrs. Frances W. of Bartow, FL is sporting one of our Best Sellers. While I love to provide quality fashions, accessories and other products to the customer, I also love dressing like a Queen Boss myself.  At J-Myranda Collection we Stand Up to Stand Out! 

~ Jennifer in Fort Meade, FL.  

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~ Robyn in Pinole, CA

 

 

Why did you start your business?

I started because I found joy in inspiring others and it was necessary to act on my dreams. I am a Mental Health Clinician that provides products that focus on beauty, health and fitness! There aren't very many Clinicians of color that understands that healthy Mental Health starts with how one views him or herself.

What do you love about what you do? 

All of my products are meant to be motivating and inspiring. I love to help others feel and look their best.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Currently as a vendor and eventually on an online platform

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Do it!

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~ Nichele in Schenectady, NY

Why did you start your business?

I needed bath and body products for my family that were also good for overall health.

What do you love about what you do? 

I love creating products for people that smell good and feel good.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Social media, word of mouth

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Don't wait; just do it!

~Crystal in Hendersonville, NC

This year I created Western North Carolina Kwanzaa Collective. This project set out to ask mayors of various cities for a Kwanzaa Week Proclamation, Kwanzaa Cheer! Exhibit and Virtual Kwanzaa Event that I had today which was successful. I was able to receive 4 proclamations for Kwanzaa Week.

 

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~Nicholas in Greenville, NC

Why did you start your business?

To become an entrepreneur

What do you love about what you do?

The smiles and people coming back saying how much they love my body oils from yall

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

Word of mouth. I have customers being in customers they love the body oil so much

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

In my business or any business it will be hard at first but easy comes second so stick with it

 

 

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~Milette in King George, VA

I had a supplier I purchased my oils from, however, she abruptly closed her home business and God had just increased my business. I had no idea where to get 100% pure oils where the scents would be like those I had already given samples of to prospective customers. I was led to use your company. Again, I am well pleased! Also thank you for the catalogs of other items to sell! I am able to expand my sales more than I ever imagined! 

It makes me filled with joy to know that when I make purchases some of the proceeds go back to Africa to help the families! Oh that's so wonderful! My dream is to open a homeless shelter and I pray that I can grow my clientele to the point I can use the funds to help build the shelter. I am a new business and I am excited to have found your company!

 

 

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 ~Charlotte in Mangonia Park, FL

 

Why did you start your business? 

For additional income

What do you love about what you do? 

I'm working for myself

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Social Media & physical advertising

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Be patient

 

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~ Christina in Suffolk, VA

 

 

What do you love about what you do? 

I love it when my customers call me telling me how much they love their outfits and accessories. Their feedback helps to build my brand.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers?

I get most of myself sales via social media marketing.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

I would tell them to continue to work hard and to never give up.

 

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~ Sharon in Indianapolis, IN

 

Why did you start your business? 

I always wanted to establish my own business in a meaningful way. After research; Africa Imports seemed like the perfect fit.

What do you love about what you do? 

I love helping people locally purchasing authentic and unique African products but most importantly I love contributing to the livelihood of people in African communities as they strive to become self-sufficient and productive members of their societies.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

I start by giving away samples and various handouts. I read the material carefully so that I can clearly explain products and answer questions and concerns. I always make sure to tell about the benefits I receive from certain products and their benefits. I also mention the beauty and esthetics of African items in the home.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Research and develop a plan that focuses on the needs of your target customer and the ability to provide services. Be willing spend much time in the initial stages with marketing and self-promotion. I wear my own T-shirt with my business information on it. I always look for opportunities to sell or at least share with a potential customers. Always acknowledge faithful customers. An extra "goodie" goes a long way.

 

 

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~ Wilnisha in Clarksville, TN

 

Why did you start your business? 

Because I’m great at whipping up body butter using the best/ high quality products.

What do you love about what you do? I enjoy seeing customers excited about having smooth and soft skin due my work.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Word of mouth.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Search Africa Import’s website to see what you could sell and profit from.

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~ Andrea in Charlotte Courthouse, VA

The Gift Of Resilience

How being a small business owner through Africa Imports has positively impacted and blessed my family.

I became a small business owner through Africa Imports in March 2021. I was initially drawn to the curiosity of all the thousands of products that I had stumbled upon while viewing the website. Then, I began to remember being in college in the early 2000s down in Atlanta, Georgia. On the weekends I recall walking down the strip near Clark Atlanta University's campus and sampling different oil scents from amazing vendors dressed in Daishikis and an array of African attire. Admiring art pieces and jewelry I had only seen on TV or never at all; I felt like I had been transposed to another world instantly.  Read More

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~Cheron Young

Stay Motivated and Never Give up As an Entrepreneur

Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to become a successful business owner. As a young child growing up in Connecticut, I would come up with many ways to make money. I remember babysitting, companionship for the elderly and the disabled, pet sitting, house sitting, house cleaning, and many other business adventures. I was always self-motivated and a go-getter. Many entrepreneurs are the type of people that like to take control and make decisions. When you have a passion for something, you will work hard to achieve your goals. That is what I strive to do each day. Read more

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Why did you start your business? 

I've always had a passion for natural products and healing.

What do you love about what you do? 

I love being able assist others along their self improvement and self love journey.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Mostly through family, friends and word of mouth.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Do what you love, set your intention and put in the energy it takes.

~Denise in New Orleans, LA

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Why did you start your business? 

It was an outreach ministry to assist those that suffer with various social disparities such as mental health and addiction

What do you love about what you do? 

Meeting others and assisting their self care needs

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Vendor events and speaking engagements

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours?

Resilience is the key

~Eleanor in Forrest City, AR

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What do you love about what you do? 

Making people feel beautiful

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Networking

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Stay strong and encourage them to believe God’s got everything in control 

~Ariayanna in Colorado Springs, CO

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Why did you start your business? 

Another source of income

What do you love about what you do? 

I love being able to sell authentic items to my community. Not to mention using my own products to promote my favorite items.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Through promoting from my mouth and driving social media guests to my website to make a purchase.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Start small, get items you would love in case nobody buys so it does not go to waste and just sell to people naturally not forcefully. 

~Jhaza in Gardina, CA

 

 

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Why did you start your business? 

Extra income

What do you love about what you do? 

Meeting people

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Mostly online. Soon it will be pop up sales

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Try different items, find out what sells the best

~Michael in MI

 

 

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~Gertha in West Babylon NY

 Why did you start your business? 

I love fragrances!!!!

What do you love about what you do? 

I love the compliments that I get when I wear a custom mix, also when I give someone something unique the smile that they have on their face.

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

Through my job, and a few stores I work with on consignment. I don't really have a street presence or a store front.

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Experiment, Experiment, Experiment...Mix different oils together to make something one of a kind!!!

~Charles in Albuquerque, NM

 

 

 

 

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Why did you start your business? 

The reason I started my business is because my son was diagnosed with OHI Adhd with a BIP and I kept missing work from the hospital so instead of firing me they said take time off to deal with him so he was home school and I needed to make money to support my 3 boys single mother at that.

What do you love about what you do? 

I love Meeting people, even though I don't like people they flock to me all the time where ever I go and I do love meeting new people all over so I travel a lot to vendor in other states

How do you get most of your sales or find customers? 

I am big on social media and referrals is my #1 resource

What advice would you give to someone else wanting to start a business like yours? 

Study the craft perfect the product and be genuine never give up of its something you have a passion to do.

 

~Jeneva in Winterville, NC

 

 

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Everything was amazing! the products and the packaging were superb. Highly impressed with the quality of the products. The products arrived safe because of the amazing packaging and the timing was outstanding as well. Thank you so much.  ~   Ashley in Bayside, NY

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We love  the earrings from your company! 
Your handmade piece is truly something special. 

~ Judith from West Babylon, NY

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I love African dress, people always ask me where you buy them. I started a business now and ordered the kit. I am stocked forever thank you so much 
~ Patricia in Salisbury, MD

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I started my journey 6 yrs ago with hair fragrances and was even asked to be a part of the show Shark Tank, but it's was not feasible for me. I have since then started a skin care line with the help of your company. I offer scented shea and body butters. I have had instant success and even recently taken on a franchised dealer! Now all I need is to buy more of your products!!!!!!  ~ Alicia in Orlando, FL

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I began years few years ago with a $100.00 jewelry purchase to lock down the fantastic wholesale pricing on all other items and it was the smartest thing I’ve ever done. I am totally in love with my purchases.
~ Dee in Seattle, WA 

 

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I make body butters and the fragrances I use for my butters I get from Africa Imports because they have such a huge variety. I love the fact that I can order and receive my purchase in just one day! I literally am in love with this place.
~ Emily in Upper Marlboro, MS

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This is my 75 year old my mom sporting her hi-lo top from Africa Import. She went to church and got lots of compliments. I had a vendor event and item was the top seller. I sold out immediately and I have 4 who placed orders.
~ Veronica in Lake City, FL 



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My teeth are super white because of the charcoal toothpaste 

~ Casendra in Miami, FL

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Shoppers want to add elevated/authentic decor to their home. Paying attention to societal behaviors while listening to what my customers want and providing it has helped my business tremendously.
~ Anitra in RiverDale, GA

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I am a soap geek.  I’ve been making and selling handmade soaps and body creams forever but I love African Black soap.  So I added your Dudu Osun, Shea butter, and assortment of Black soaps, to my soaps. I have the most fun when I’m showing the products, when they can feel how soft shea butter makes their skin! I also use the butters and oils to make my soaps. I’m retired and having a blast!
~ Audrey in Pittsburgh, PA 

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We have gained a wealth of knowledge from the business articles and product information shared on the website.  G & B Shop provide our customers with African art, personal care products, jewelry, and clothing  The current craze is the demand for customized shea butter, a creamy whipped blend mixed with healing oils and fragranced oils. 
~ Georgette and Barry in Chesterfield, VA

 

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 I am the owner of Styles 4 Less, LLC where I sell African attire for adults and children. I have been a customer of African Imports for 10 years.  I love the variety of styles and quality of the clothes. I have always loved wearing African clothes myself.  
~ Lucretia in Lakeland, FL

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Me and my family purchased several shirts from Africa Imports not only to sell to our customers but also to support Black History Month. The material and quality is top of the line. We had several inquiries about these products and look forward to purchasing many more.
~ Clifton in Chesapeake, VA

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Dr. Lydia A. Woods is Founder and CEO of Drum Arizona, Inc. We give away African Djembe and handmade/hand painted Native American style drums to children who have experienced homelessness, hospitalization and foster care in Arizona. We give small drums to children after experiencing an African Djembe drum circle. We also sell all of the Djembe drums, and instruments, as well as the Dashikis to help support our organization. 

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My agency has provided beauty services and fashion productions for 11 years. However, when the Coronavirus pandemic suddenly put a stop to personal services and productions I had to figure out a way to pivot and keep my business running. That’s when I ordered my first few jewelry pieces from Africa Import. Once I saw how gorgeous these pieces were I knew my company’s pivot would be providing absolutely stunning, handmade jewelry for retail from the Motherland! The fact that I am supporting individuals in parts of Africa is icing on the cake!! I’m grateful to have found Africa Imports and my customers and clients seem to be grateful as well!
~ Sha’ in Enterprise, AL

 

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My customers have been satisfied with the one on one personal service I provide.  As a result my customers return every year for Black History Month as well as other events that require African attire. The look of satisfaction on their faces when they have found just the right fitting garment for themselves is priceless!  I have attached a few pictures of my clothing, customers and myself
~ Gizelda in New Orleans, LA

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We have been operating for 3 years now. We manufacture all-natural probiotic deodorant for men and women as well as natural hair styling clay for men. From day one I have been using both your essential oils and fragrance oils to scent my products and have never wavered in my commitment to purchasing from your business. Your prices are superior to everyone else, I have received superior service when I needed it and the quality of your products is great. I'm glad to be supporting an American business as well throughout this process.

~ Tim in Eugene, OR

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Thank you for providing a platform for creators across the African continent to showcase their amazing crafts. They deserve much recognition.

~ Tiara in Littleton, CO

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I really appreciate the fact that many African children benefit from their sales. My best selling item is the small Djembe Drum. My customers are always very satisfied.
~ Marcella in Laurel, MD

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I love the butters! I bought them to test a formula for a conditioner and they are better than expected. I absolutely love them. I test my formulas on my family and they love it, too.
~ Robin in Indianapolis, IN 

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I am doing business even in this pandemic,  but doing it very safe. There is no particular item that I can give a huge shout out about because its all been a great hit. 
~ Miriam in Salisbury, NC

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 The products that I love are the fragrance oils and wellness soap. I am slowly finding my groove in what I like and my customers. I use every product before I promote and sell it. My end goal is to have  a small storefront for my family and my people.
~ Patricia in Pelahatchie, MS

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I've gotten several compliments on the fact that my orders have been arriving quickly and customers are getting their orders in a timely manner. 

Attached is one of the dresses I ordered in which I modeled for sales. 

Again, thank you for being such a great company.
~Michelle in Chester, VA

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I’ve been making body butter for years for family and friends. The hobby I love has been able to become another source of income without reducing the quality I want!
~ Adrienne in Lithonia, GA

 

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Just before celebrating the first anniversary of completing chemotherapy and final surgery for breast cancer, I decided to open an eBay store. My goal was to provide excellent service, amazing products and something to keep me busy. Earning some extra cash was a bonus. Qui Says was born. Originally my focus was on clothing and I purchased soaps to try myself and to sell. The soaps were such high quality that I actually sell more of them than anything!
~ Debbie in Cocoa, FL

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~ Tangya in Decatur, AL

 

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I began purchasing from Africa Imports in 2020. My sales have increased tremendously. From Smudging sticks to incense to the soaps and creams/butters. All have helped my business. I look forward to the new items. ~ LaRita in Conway, SC

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With the pandemic, I knew I wanted to expand my business and include fragrance oils. It was so hard finding a quality and fast supplier. Africa Import’s pricing allows me to have a great margin and the products are top-notch!  My absolutely two best-sellers are Pink Sugar and Sauvage. 

 
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 I started using Africa Imports after doing a DNA test and finding out i was 90% West African. I wanted to start a business to provide
more products to my neighborhood that are made for people of African descent. 

 I purchased the easy business startup kit and sold my kit the first day. After using the miracle face soap I was hooked myself!

 Our company has been operating since September 2020 and has been very successful thus far.
~Angelea in McKeesport, PA

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Send a great big thanks to Africa Imports for great products, prices and service on every order. 
~ Barbara in Brooklyn, NY

 

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14 yrs ago our daughter inquired why we weren't selling any of the products she had seen used and smelled...CestLaVie (our business) was born. Our brand is to always provide our clients with the very best available.
~ Andrew in Rantoul, IL

 

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My body butter uses your Shea and mango butters. My customers LOVE IT!!!  Since I've started shopping with Africa Imports, I refuse to shop anywhere else!
~ Dovanna  in Salsbury, NC

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I was the host for Black Poet Matters. I changed my jewelry that I purchased from Africa Imports. I allowed my jewelry to speak for me.
~ Crystal in North Carolina

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Here’s a photo from a customer. See how they make their black soap more valuable to their own customers.
~Robert in Auburn, CA

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Nothing can top my satisfaction with the grandeur of the fabrics I ordered. In every way, your company has far exceeded my expectations.
~ Minister Darren in Tulsa, OK

 

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"I love your prices and products. Everything I've ordered has been beyond my expectations. Thank You"
~Queen Nandy of Snellville, GA

 

 

 

 

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I started taking the Black Seed and I am trying to be more of a vegetarian.  I very much hope the bitters will help cleanse my body. I am trying to focus on detoxification, better nutrition lifestyle changes as well

~Ricardo in Stockton, CA

 

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The essential oils and immune boosters that I ordered played a vital role in caring for my loved ones during this pandemic. I cared for my mother and one of my daughters that was having some illness symptoms with peppermint oil, clove, rosemary, and the immune booster.
~ Carolyn in Tuscumbia, AL

 

 

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Love shopping! My daughter is making a hit with customers styling your designs!
~ Miriam in Salisbury, NC

 

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I started ordering from Africa Import in 2014. I started with a basic intro $49 kit. I asked what was the top selling fragrance oils. Their suggestion to me was Super playboy and Obama. Their oils are 100% pure. Which you don't find everywhere. They gave me my first start in the oil business. Now I have a successful oil business in Illinois.
~ Shirley in Belleville, IL

 

The Shea butter helps my skin bc I have lupus and the shea mango oatmeal soap is the bomb! Please bring that one back.
~ Robin in Gaston, SC

 

The tea tree soap 8s amazing. It makes my skin soft, and moisturized. I love the smell as well as the lather of the soap. It has exfoliating beads in the bar as well to help get rid on tea skin. Works great on feel as well. I highly recommend anyone/ all skin types to try it.
~ Rose in Hamden, CT

 

This place gives brothas and sistas a place that isn’t ruled by corporate America too shop.
~ Benjamin in Jackson, WY

 

The soursop bitter has drastically helped improve my health. It is unbelievable I have ordered some for family and they love it.
~ Javel in Maywood, IL

 

I absolutely love the oils, especially the Maison Fran Baccarat Rouge. I like to burn this oil in their ceramic oil burners and I can sit it in one room and smell it throughout my entire house. The smell lasts for hours. I would have visitors and they would smell it when I don't even smell it anymore days later. If you are looking for a great oil to burn that isn't overpowering, to strong, or that last until the last drop, try the Baccarat!

Many people don't realize how much your skin changes in the winter time. This is a time when your skin is dry and seems nothing helps to moisturize it, well guess what, there is a solution to your problem. The African Shea Butter is a great moisture to your skin, it isn't greasy or heavy on your skin either. You can even use it if you have sensitive skin without it breaking you out. Try it, you will order it again!
~ Krystal in Rock Hill, SC

 

I've been shopping with African Import for over 15yrs. and I love all of the products I get from them. First of all, I've been diagnosed with rheumatoid and osteoarthritis over 25yrs ago, the products are natural, healing, clean my skin, etc. I also make my own body butters to help other people and their families and they really love the the products too. Thank y'all from African Import for showing me the way. Peace and Blessings to y'all with much love from me!
~ Eutavia in Atlanta, GA

 

My sister has had skin irritation and brie it from certain soaps. I ordered the soap package from Africa Imports which included Black Soap with Shea Butter, an Oatmeal Soap and and an array of others. She raced about how good it is and how it has worked for her. I use the the Shes butter for my skin regularly and an excited about sharing the soap oil and detoxes with my family.
~ Anonymous

 

Dudu-Osun transformed my skin. Always ordered as a customer request, then I decided to try it for myself and it is absolutely amazing.
~ Latarsha in North Charleston, SC

 

I can’t have any mishaps. African Imports had NEVER let me down. I can order it, pay for it and forget about it. Because I know that it will be here on time. Great Quality and Great Prices!!!! Thank You African Imports for helping me start a legacy for my family behind me. I am grateful!!!
~ Michele in Middleburg, FL


I have been recommending AfricaImports to my fragrance-friends since my first order arrived...and I will continue to be their herald announcing their greatness until I no longer can. AfricaImports...is...the...BEST!
~ Damien in Boonsboro, MD

This was my First time purchasing from African Imports more than exceeded my expectations. Each Fragrance was on point to say I'm satisfied is an understatement  
~ Tracey in McKinney, TX

I have been selling seamoss for over 2 years, I love them and how they make me feel plus there is not any business like this in my area so I decided to make this a business for myself because I am a long time consumer of the products and I stand behind them 100%
~Yolanda in Lake Station, IN

My mom sold products from here for many years until she passed away in 2020. I finally got the push to do it myself. Thank you Africa Imports. 

~ Online Customer

I know I can find what my customers want at an awesome wholesale price even when i only order one or two items. Products are shipped quickly.
~ Ginger in Minifee, CA

Africa Imports carries so many designer and fruity scents and at such reasonable prices.
~ Munirah in Inkster, MI

I have been buying from Africa Imports Since 2005. I have never been Disappointed! My Order is always on time and the products are amazing!!
~ Charlotte in Brownsville, TN

I TOTALLY LOVE THE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FROM AFRICA IMPORTS! The prices are wonderful.
~ Curzella in Tulsa, OK 

 

There's always something interesting and new.
~ Aisha in New Haven, CT

 

It was exactly as described and came on time. I will absolutely order again!
~ Tara in Gilbertville, PA

 

OMG! Quick turnaround! Meaning i got my order fast! They take great care in wrapping my glass items so that nothing was broken.
~ Milette in King George, VA

 

Excellent oils that last long smell good and you have a decent price I'm glad I found you guys.
~ Donyale in Aurora, CO

 

I LOVE LOVE LOVE AFRICA IMPORT, The #1 Store with quality products to start a business 
~ Mahalia in Fort Mill, SC

 

Fabric outstanding, oils, shampoos/conditioners no competition can beat them. ~ Jade in Brooklyn, NY

 

I love, love your soaps
~ Lillian in Brooklyn Park, MN

 

Got my starter kit today sold some items within 15 minutes.
~ Sonja in Louisville KY

 

Africa Imports has so many great products that I seriously love having at my store.
~ Raheem in Monroe, LA

 

Your oils are absolutely amazing! it's not watered down and the scents last all day! I just keep smelling myself saying mmmm"very good quality oils
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I have been ordering from Africa Imports for over a year now and they have never let me down. By the way the shipping is fast! My customers loveeeee their bangles.
~ Lakisha in Augusta, GA 

The acne products I purchased for my daughter is amazing. She saw results in the first two days.
~ Cynthia in Philadelphia, PA  

The customer service is A1 and shipping is fast ! I will continue to patronize this company for all my natural staples.
~ Tracy in Galloway, NJ  

Friendly, courteous and patient customer service reps.
~ Darnell in Lamar, SC 

 I have tested other products from other websites, but was so satisfied with African Imports chebe that I ordered more.
– Jamaiia in Shelby, NC 

I have not been disappointed, even when I have question about a product or a process it is handled with the utmost professionalism. I have been a repeat customer and a customer who refers to others for many years!
~ Felicia in Harrisburg, PA

It was shipped so fast. The oils were wrapped up so good in layers of protection. I almost cried on how authentic the smells are.
~ Lashonna in Hayward, CA

My last experience was wonderful. Everything came on time and perfectly wrapped. Everything smelled great and my customers loves them.
~ Gregory in Washington DC

 

The best service any independent entrepreneur could ask for.They give you all the tools and also provides all the foundation for you to purchase inventory and make a profit. 
~ Cordelle in Skipwith, VA  

 

The oils last a lot longer than perfumes. I have been ordering from them for the last 10 or more years and have never been disappointed.
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Everyone in my social circle practically have been asking for my products. I'm glad I've gotten around to making a wholesale purchase.
~ Adamas in Peoria, IL 

 

 

Another friend of mine has psoriasis all over his body so I gave them turmeric butter to try I told him it was % natural he used it for about two weeks he came over to show how good it worked on his skin I couldn't believe how good his skin looked.
~ Christine in Clifton Park, NY   

 

The plus is children clothes to get them in love with their culture early. This is my go to one stop African shop for building my business.
~ Tahira in Detroit, MI 

 

There were so many things to choose from and I loved them all.
~ Kendra in Decatur, IL 

 

Thank you so much!!!!!! I loved the items, my business smells like a piece of heaven. 
~ Sharon in Bridgton, ME  

 

I was looking at this month's new items. So many beautiful necklaces & earrings. And new Summer dresses that look so colorful & comfortable! I cannot wait to wear them and gain more new customers for my small business! ~ Tamara in Cordova, TN

I check the website weekly for new items and back in stock items. There is such a variety of items to choose from that represent who I am as a person both casually and professionally.
~ Satisfied shopper 

 

 

I have used oatmeal soap for my children because they have eczema and it helped them a lot to reduce and also to reduce itching. I have also recommended to my aunt and she bought the soap and the lotion and eczema was gone. So the whole family uses that now.
~ Joseph in Milton, WA

 

Yeah I have the best oils I have ever smelled it lasts a very long time on your body I love it my friends love it I could just do anything with it thank you very much.
~ Wanda in Jacksonville, FL 

I make my own body butters. Since trying Africa Imports butters I get all of my ingredients from them. I also love the incense and sage as well.
~ Sasha in Okinawa Japan

 

I am new to making my own skin and hair care products so that I may sell these items for extra money as I am putting a child through college with 2 younger children to support as well.
~ Tiffany in Roselle, NJ

 

This IS the perfect site. They have everything you need at a considerably reasonable price! ~ Allannah in Glendale, CA 

 

Africa Imports has all the tools you need if you want to own your own store, Pop up, or online for awesome prices.
~ Shelly in Los Angeles, CA

 

The website is easy to maneuver, also the measurements , lengths of clothing helped me make a decision . No one likes ordering and being disappointed in the size. I can't wait to get my products.
~ Audrey in Whitakers, NC

I was shocked to see that I could easily find everything by putting it in the search. I will always shop with them for my oils, convenience and an excellent price.
~ Elexxus in Chicago, IL 

 

The quality of the fabrics is heavy and exceptional. Better than I anticipated.
~ Karla in Joliet, IL 

 

I know that whatever I spend or sell is helping people in this world. I'm glad I am able to have a role in such a beautiful thing. The world does need more love.
~ Montunrayo in Dothan, AL 

 

I am so impressed by the variety of healthy products Africa imports has. It is so hard to find companies that sell products that really have all natural ingredients. 
~ Anthony in Decatur, GA

 

I like the fact that the oils aroma stays on you all day. Also that it smell just like the bottle you purchase in the store
~ Cheryl in Rialto, CA

 

The oils are the best! The compliments keep them coming back. The soaps have the best lather. I describe them as a full body shampoo.
~ Teresa in Gray Court, SC 

 

You all are wonderful .I've had nothing but great experiences. Keep up the good work .
~ Regina in Richlands, NC

 

I love that some products are directly from Africa and dollars help feed Africa.
~ Karena in Albuquerque, NM

 

Africa Imports products are the best. Their oils are the real deal no cut. I wouldn't shop anywhere else.
~ Sheana in FL

 

I bought some perfumed oils and was going to give some to my granddaughter, but I liked them so much that I kept them! I’m so excited I ordered more and I can’t wait for them to come! The quality is excellent! The shipment came sooner than I expected it to! I was so pleased with my purchase! You have to give them a try...you won’t regret it! I’m picky picky, but this is good!
~ Dianne in Houston, TX

 

The products are great and affordable, there is a large variety to choose from, the site is easy to navigate and the shipments are received pretty quickly and neatly packed. The shipping and handling fee's are even acceptable! I will be ordering again very soon. 
~ Giovonni in Jacksonville, FL

 

They have everything you could possibly need or want in this niche & they make it simple to make and complete your order. Absolutely PHENOMENAL!
~ Jerimiah in Eastover, SC

 

I absolutely love them. I test my formulas on my family and they love it, too
~ Robin in Indianapolis, IN

 

I told a friend about the black soap you sell and how I use it all the time. they were so excited they ask me to buy them some.
~ Janes in Winston Salem, NC

 

I love the care with packaging and the overall strength in the products.
~ Melissa in Upatoi, GA

 

I have started a small oil business, and although still in the beginning stages, the product practically sells itself due to it's great quality.
~ Hassen in Binghamton, NY

 

 I found the Shea Olein line and fell in love with the soaps and the varieties of soaps.
~ Paquita in Janesville, WI

 

My children have seen parts of the diaspora that I wouldn't otherwise be able to show them, from the products that I have purchased.
~ Rachael in Huntsville, AL

 

I love this company the products are of high quality and I get my order within 2 days
~ Lakesha in Washington, DC

 

Each product that I’ve ordered from Africa Imports comes just as it’s represented in the catalog. Each product is of excellent quality. Packaged well and delivered in a timely manner.
~ Deborah in Charlotte, NC

 

 I am sure to always had an outfit to represent and also I supplied my church and others with their African attire
~ Tina in Toms River, NJ

 

Everywhere I go People "STOP ME" NOT ONLY DO I LOOK GOOD I SMELL GREAT
~ Laverne in West Point, GA

 

The elderberry powder and the hibiscus healing tea was amazing and very helpful for my clients. Spreading joy to those who are in pain is rewarding when there is a remedy to help ease the pain.
~ Dre’Chir in North Las Vegas, NV


I have ordered the sour sop bitters and have had great results with the product.
~ Deno in Decatur, AL

The customer service is superb made me feel a lot better buying something off this website because I spoke to someone and they broke The products down to me.
~ Abelard in Port St Lucie, FL

I am planning to do a resell business and I think these products will be great. the prices are AMAZING!
~ Kamesha in Las Vegas, NV

 

I love natural, organic things on my body. I like the fact that I can order mostly everything I need from Africa Import even when I'm unsure or have questions, I get can through to speak with a representative easily. Shipping...so fast. 
~ Athena in Highland Park, MI

Africa Imports has great quality products, on time shipping, amazing business tools, and most of all SELL OUT ITEMS!
~ Chaffa in Dallas, TX

 

I have been loving my experience with African imports, speedy delivery, they always respond immediately, they keep me in the know of inventory, they give insights on how to build new business/ Team work makes the Dream work.
~ Leslie in Little Rock, AR

 

A total one stop shop for everything you need. I am so happy I found this! ~ Karla in Tampa, FL

 

I recommend African import to other friends that I have who also resell items that are listed on this website, the prices keep prices affordable for our clients.
~ Nathaniel in Jacksonville, FL

 

Thank you and your team for everything you've done for me and my small business. 
~ Ebony in Lauderhill, FL

 

All I can say is, WOW!!! I have sourced many vendors for products, but your company is hands down the best.
~ La-Kisha in CT

 

Everything is fine. I sold every item.
~ Felicia in Belleville, IL

 

The African artisans that produce these fine soaps and the Shea butter really know their craft.
~ Brent in AZ

 

I love the fragrances.
~ Alvia in Missouri City, TX

 

Where have you been all my life? Brother, I love the products. 
~ Gustavo in Hallandale Beach, FL

 

When I give samples out I tell people that I get my product from the mother land. I hopefully will be visiting Africa next year.
~ Patti in Hawthorne, CA

I wanted to buy everything all at once but I need to stay focus on what I’m looking for lol only for now though I will be back to order more.
~ Kitalya in Ridgewood, NY

The quality of Africa Imports drums is superb and second to none. We will never purchase drums from anywhere else.
~ Jeremy in Glen Daniel, WV

I love that I am supporting business in Africa.
~ LaNee in Garfield Heights, OH

 

Each experience with African Imports has been excellent.
~ Shapan in Little Rock, AR

 

I apply the oils and receive compliments all day about what I have on.
~ Elon in St Louis, MO  

 

The Hibiscus healing tea is soooooo delicious! 
~  Dre’chir in North Las Vegas, NV

 

The pricing is doable their shipping time is awesome 
~ Jesse in Louisville, KY

 

Every box I receive gives me so much joy unboxing it. The smell of the products inside the box is amazing.
~ Michele in Beaufort, SC 

 

I love that the products are NATURAL
~ Mason in Chelsea, MA

 

everything is easy to find or you can search for items you are familiar with! I love all the options and appreciate the variety.
~ Shaina in Altoona, PA

 

I understood the price of each item I also like the fact that they give educational resource for people who are looking to get into business of their own.
~ Kittie in West Palm Beach, FL

I’m excited about giving my youngest daughter the start up business kit at 11yrs of age.
~ Keneithia in Nacogdoches, TX

 

The person I spoke with on the phone was very nice and helpful, she answered all of my questions and some.
~ Jermaine in Keansburg, NJ

 

Fabrics are BEAUTIFUL and such great quality materials!
~ Antonia in San Pablo, CA

 

The customer service was wonderful instead of just making a note on invoice they took the time to email me that some items might be out of stock. 
~ Renee in Cottonwood, CA

 

The instruments are amazing quality.
~ DM in Schenectady, NY  

 

Pricing and descriptions are direct and affordable on the wholesale and retail spectrum. 
~ Tyler in Elmhurst, NY 

 

I love that there's a large variety. 
~ LaToya in Chicago, IL 

 

The products are natural/herbal and healthy for you. They provide all the information you need for you to have a successful business. 
~ Raquel in Pacoima, CA   

 

"I was totally unprepared for the experience I received with my first African Imports' purchase. It was amazing! I was very pleased and will purchase from this company again."
~ Diarist in Baltimore, MD

 

"Stumbled upon this site... GOLD MINE! I can not WAIT to pick up my order because I'm super excited to make my products and incorporate a new skincare line into my store."
~ Jasmine in East Orange, NJ

  

"I absolutely love this site! They have everything !!! The prices are so good that’s why I keep buying buying buying! The descriptions of the products are great. The shipping is very quick. Things you can’t find at stores are on this site. The extra things that come with your orders (catalogs, flyers, DIY instructions) are reasons why I will continue to do business with this company. I love them!"
~ Online Customer

 

"When the packages arrive it is always neatly and securely packaged."

~ Online Customer

 

"I love this company I just received my first order everything was better than expected"
~Rhonda

 

"The colors of the clothing were vibrant, everything was packaged nicely."
~ Claudia in Ogden, UT 

 

"Africa Imports is awesome!"
~ Peter from Perham, MN


"I started my online business wanting to help people learn how to use herbs instead of chemicals. Africa Imports has been great for me. "
~ Bridgette from Kings Mountain, NC



"Africa Imports is a great company who has always helped my business out a lot over the years."
~ William from Columbus, OH



"This company is amazing and the quality of the products are the bomb! YES!"
~ Marsha from Eustis, FL


" It makes me feel good that I can get items directly from Africa and for them to be authentic and well-made”.
~ Tiffney from Chicago, IL



"The orders arrive promptly and they never disappoint. Love this company."
~ Pamela from Philadelphia, PA

 

  

 

 

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