This Couple Uses Skincare To Empower Papua New Guineans


Papua, New Guinea is a country of more than 8 million people, but most would be hard-pressed to point it out on a map. That isolation, caused by years of colonialism and exploitation, makes it very difficult for citizens to find markets for their products.

Thankfully, two New Zealand entrepreneurs have made it their mission to connect the country's producers of essential oils and spices with customers around the world. Tamati and Rebekah Norman also work to safeguard traditional and natural production methods in the country. The two created Native Rituals, a modern apothecary incorporating traditional Māori preparations, and they're the subject of a recent Business Is Boring podcast (which is anything but). To hear more, you can tune in here.


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