Can perfume be a tool for peace in war torn and strife ridden countries?
Barb Stegemann thinks it can....
|Noble Rose of Afghanistan|
"It is my vision to one day produce half of the rose oil supply for all the world.
This will help farmers in Afghanistan buy shoes and books for their children in a safe environment,
growing a legal crop that does not compromise our lives or dignity".
Abdullah Arsala, Owner of Gulestan Essential Oils, Afghanistan
" It’s in our best interests not to be overwhelmed, but to just begin..."
Two years later, with superb marketing skills and investment from people who believe in her goal, the company has purchased $100,000 of essential oil from Afghanistan and set up similar arrangements in Haiti and the Middle East. In addition to Orange Blossom, the line now comprises of Middle East Peace, Noble Rose of Afghanistan, and Vetiver of Haiti
Visit The Seven Virtues website to read more on their goal
Read about Barb's best friend, Captain Trevor Greene, here.