Global Activism: Working with Afghanistan's saffron farmers
After their tours of duty in Afghanistan, U.S. veterans, Keith Alaniz, Emily Miller and Kimberly Jung, wanted to do more to help rebuild Afghan society. So they started Rumi Spice, a “for-profit social enterprise” that links Afghan farmers with global markets, through harvesting and selling the world’s most expensive spice - saffron. For our Global Activism series, they’ll join us to tell stories about their tours of duty in Afghanistan and how the people they encountered inspired them to create a brighter future for Afghanistan.
(Photo courtesy of Rumi Spice)