"Selamta" means "be at peace" in Ehtiopia, where over four million children orphaned by AIDS. The overwhelming majority are separated from their siblings and abandoned to the streets. These children are joined in poverty by millions of women who have lost their family to AIDS.
According to UNICEF and other experts, stable families are the most successful model for social change and renewal. The Selamta Family Project creates new, stable and life-long families in AIDS-ravaged communities to repair the social fabric of their society.
King's Row Coffee has teamed up with Selamta Family Project to bring you the Selamta Blend. $5.00 of every bag sold goes to the Selamta Family Project and to the Selamta community members who are hand-stitching each bag, as a source of income.