Shea4Good aims to provide wholesale Premium Shea butter to North American cosmetic & food derivative companies directly from the local women processors in Nigeria.
The business model will ensure traceability, highest quality standards and be fair trade certified. The business will provide education, training and capacity building for collecting, processing and packaging butter using mobile app technologies accessible to all value chain actors.
The business will partner with "Global Shea Alliance" as well as other African partners to ensure that Shea Butter technologies are preserved, improved while new tree parklands are developed ensuring sustainable production of shea-nuts for generations to come.
Ifeyinwa Uramah generally known by Jacinta is the founder of "Shea4Good". Jacinta began her entrepreneurial journey in 2011 when she founded “The Green Generation Nigeria”, a social development non profit aimed at closing the gap in secondary school agricultural training. Jacinta started setting up agriculture clubs in schools growing vegetable gardens, with 6 schools as a pilot program with a seed grant. Since then, working with numerous partners over the years including AACE foods, Osun State University under the Microveg project in training, empowering at least 20,000 small holder farmers on vegetables production, access markets and microloans. She was recognized for her contributions in 2018 when she won JCI’s highest awards as of one Top Ten Outstanding persons in Nigeria and the world. She is a wife, sister, daughter and mother of 2 children.
Ifeyinwa loves to listen to music and dance. She loves spending quality time with friends and family.