The NAYA African Story

Chapter 5

Chapter 5

After all that noise, you'll think I came to Ghana ready to build, grow and expand. Sorry to break your heart. I didn't even come to Ghana with NAYA in...

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Chapter 4

Chapter 4

To beef up my application for Emory, I described myself as a budding entrepreneur. I talked about the products I had developed over the last 3 years and how I...

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Chapter 3

Chapter 3

My undergraduate degree was in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Mathematics from Savannah State University. By graduation day, I had a Systems Support job with Havertys Furniture, thanks...

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Chapter 2

Chapter 2

After I mastered the shea butter production, I needed to sell it. I partnered with a couple of friends, who agreed to sell the products for a commission. A couple...

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Chapter 1

Chapter 1

This was my first product; Packaging raw unrefined shea butter. It seems like a simple task but it wasn't. Shea butter will get gritty if not cooled and packaged at...

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Introduction

Introduction

I work a lot. In fact, I work all the time. So this August, I'm going to discuss my work. Something I don't do a lot of, because I'll rather...

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Reflection

Reflection

It's been 6 years since I gave up my employee life and dedicated myself full time to the business of NAYA by Africa. Today, we boast of over 60 products...

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