Organic Shea Butter By Out Of Africa Supports the Women and Children of West Africa

All Shea Butter is NOT created equal! Out of Africa's 100% pure unrefined Shea Butter skin & body care with unparalleled healing and moisturizing properties has a charitable mission and global leadership initiative while raising the bar for vegan body and skin care products.

Oct 23, 2013, 09:47 ET from Out of Africa

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 2006, Out of Africa ( is a line of natural and vegan skin care products using 100% pure unrefined shea butter that includes: bar soaps, hand and body washes, body butters, lip balms, lotions, creams, body oils and shea butter tins. The line harvests and crushes the richest shea nuts available while supporting several women's cooperatives in democratic Benin, West Africa. Their shea butter, known as the "Women's Gold" of Africa, is made by hand in order to maintain maximum healing and moisturizing properties: thus spreading the richness of the land to Benin and beyond.

Out of Africa also sponsors two groundbreaking charitable projects by donating a portion of their sales to: The Benin Education Fund and Shine On Sierra Leone

From November 18th through November 22nd, 2013, Out of Africa will be a sponsor for Shine On Sierra Leone's Cash & Rocket VolunTourism Trip ( to Sierra Leone. This trip will launch the building of the first and only Secondary School in the Bongema Village while continuing to expand its partnership with the people of this special nation. This journey will also include visits to Shine On Sierra Leone's program sites, including participation in building The Muddy Lotus Secondary School. According to Out of Africa's CEO Victor Lulla, "This event brings women from around the world together for a common cause and it is a privilege to support this initiative and help the people of Sierra Leone rebuild."

About Out of Africa - Founded in 2006, Out of Africa ( is a line of natural and vegan skin care using 100% pure unrefined Shea Butter. The line harvests and crushes the richest shea nuts available while supporting The Benin Education Fund which focuses on the educational enrichment for school-aged children while providing medical care. Additionally, Out of Africa is proud to support Shine On Sierra Leone, an innovative organization increasing access to all levels of education with fully developed and executed initiatives including primary education, adult literacy, computer literacy, micro lending and maternal and child health care. A portion of all sales go directly to these two organizations.

About Shine On Sierra Leone – A US-based non-profit that assists the people of Sierra Leone as they rebuild their nation. Their intention is to build a formidable community around the student that will support them to reach their fullest potential. Their experience has shown that the powerful balance of positive heart, mind and economics are equally imperative components for a lasting and powerful transformation.

About Cash and Rocket – This was set up to bring inspiring women together for the ultimate adventure of a lifetime. Through female solidarity, their aim is to raise money for charities around the world which will make a huge difference to the lives of many. - See more at:

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