Lone Star - Africa Works is a proud partner of the beekeepers of Kajo Keji County. We're a Texas 501(c)3 nonprofit working with entrepreneurs in South Sudan to develop community-oriented, sustainable businesses.
An Austin-based organization providing communities in South Sudan with investment, market access, technology, and other tools they need to set up their own sustainable businesses. Our flagship program is Kajo Keji Honey - the first Fair Trade African honey from the newest country in the world.
* Providing a sustainable source of income, that people can feel proud of
* Strengthening the role of women in the local and regional economy
* Developing and enhancing local industries and markets
* Generating alternatives to reliance on petroleum and mineral industries;
* Promoting the responsible, sustainable use of natural resources
* Lessening dependence on aid and donations
* Improving access to education and medical care
* Rebuilding and recover after military conflicts
* Growing a strong, democratic civil society