Podcast: 59. Olowo-n’djo Tchala on Scaling Alaffia’s Mission

Updated: Jul 25

Olowo-n’djo Tchala is the founder and CEO of Alaffia, an international fair trade hair and body product company based in the USA. He was able to take this company from the garage, to supplying large national grocery store chains with their products.

Throughout the growth of the company, he has put the mission first, and ensured that the workers in West Africa continue to get fair wages for their work, and that the products that Alaffia produces have natural ingredients made with traditional methods.

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  1. https://www.alaffia.com/

  2. https://www.alaffia.com/pages/social-enterprise-model

  3. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Alaffia/

  4. Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlaffiaSkinCare

  5. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alaffia/

  6. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/alaffia


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Matthew Rempel is a social enterprise development coach, with a focus on marketing. He helps social enterprises focus in on the core values of their business, and present them in clear language for their customers and clients. He has connected and interviewed many social enterprise leaders in Canada and around the world. He is also a lifelong nerd, and will gladly use analogies from games and movies to explain complex topics.



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