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Zellipah Githui Celebrated for Dedication to the Fair Trade Industry

Ms. Githui channels years of varied expertise to her work with Gitzell Fairtrade International

Gitzell Fairtrade International offers a wide range of handmade baskets from Sub-Saharan Africa in an effort to improve the livelihood of families.

    SAINT CHARLES, MO, May 06, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Zellipah Githui has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Drawing on years of professional expertise, Ms. Githui presently excels as the president of Gitzell Fairtrade International, which offers a wide range of handmade baskets from Sub-Saharan Africa in an effort to improve the livelihood of families. Driven to remain aware of changes in the field, Ms. Githui serves as a board member of the Fair Trade Federation and African Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber.

An expert in her field, Ms. Githui holds a certification in international trade management from Saint Louis University and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University. Additionally, she graduated in food science and post-harvest technology at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. In conjunction with her work, Ms. Githui is the founder of Project Goldfinger, a non-profit which seeks to improve the lives of women in rural Africa, and through various women organizations in Africa.

Though her career has been filled with highlights, Ms. Githui is most proud of speaking about an immigrant's journey and navigating the American system, as well as helping to support more than 220 artisans in Africa through Gitzell Fairtrade International. For her professional achievements, she was awarded the Saint Louis Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2021. Looking toward the future, Ms. Githui aspires to become the number one supplier of handmade baskets in the U.S. and expand the organization in order to provide more opportunities for artisans.

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