The inhabitants of the African regions, many uses of the Karite oil: it is used in the process of cooking, and to protect and nourish the skin and hair. This natural balm is useful for the whole family, including for children and men. Karite oil, which is called "women's gold," has become a valuable source of income for those involved in its production. Local women join together to collect Karita nuts in a traditional way. This occupation is of great economic importance for African women, allowing them to pay for medical care and the education of their children.
L'Occitane created this balm to raise funds for the implementation of the Women's Professional Development Program in Burkina Faso. All profits * from its sale will be directed to the implementation of the program.
* The price in the store minus taxes, transportation and production costs.
This is a project that assists companies under the leadership of women: provides them with financial support and provides access to internship and training programs.
The L'Occitane Foundation helps women in Burkina Faso, fights blindness and preserves nature in Provence. Due to its budget, the Fund can finance about 25 projects per year.
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