In this episode, 734Coffee Founder Manyang Reath Kher chats with Ally Mwakaneno on his experience building an African Coffee company in the US and the challenges of setting up export operations. He also shares his progress in setting 734Coffee back in South Sudan, the company’s genesis and its coffee source, what the homecoming means for him and how it will benefit the people in the value chain amidst massive regional integration efforts like the AfCFTA. Manyang shares the importance of connecting coffee farmers to the products they inspire, why it is important for him to provide world-class quality coffee in Sudan as he does in Washington DC, and how the company‘s experience with the refugee crisis has given it the resilience to face political risk in South Sudan. Finally, Ally And Manyang close the episode chatting on why African businesses and media need to rewrite the African story to the world and put the continent back on the map for its great products.
Audio Production by Ally Mwakaneno Gakweli – Business Writer & Podcast Host, Hisa Technologies
Snippet Artwork by Muteti Munyambu – Graphics Designer, Hisa Technologies