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Hand delivered donations to Nepal moves family to tears
If you read my previous post, you will know that I recently financed a trip to Nepal to deliver our fundraising efforts directly to a village co-operative of paper makers, to generate trade revival from aid, for long-term recovery. It was important...
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Trade - not Aid to support Nepal
Following our recent pledge to send aid to the traditional communities that we work with in rural Nepal, we are now following up with the third chapter in a series of reports on our relief efforts in Nepal. Immediately following the news of...
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Absolute Essential aid to restore Nepal economy
The second in a series of reports on our relief efforts in Nepal (See report 1 here) Immediately following the news of the first earthquake in Nepal, the Absolute Essential team rallied. Our direct supplier relationships in Nepal with small,...
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Insider report on Absolute Essential aid in Nepal
Following our recent pledge to send aid to the traditional communities that we work with in rural Nepal, we are now able to bring you our first report of successful deliveries to remote villages in need. Here follows the letter I recently received...
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Aid for artisan essential oil producers in Nepal
At Absolute Essential we are still reeling from the news of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. Connecting with this peaceable land Our connection with this peaceable land has been deepening over the years in outlying rural areas where wild Wintergreen...
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Winners of the Natural Products New Zealand Sustainability Award for 2014
Our sustainable business success story Most of the time we go through life doing our best and hoping that we are getting it right. We don't generally get prizes for the many challenges of parenthood or the daily grind of keeping a business...
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Create a lifetime of happiness with pure essential oils
Ever since I heard about the country that invented GNH (Gross National Happiness) to take priority over GNP (Gross National Product), Bhutan has been a place that I wanted to visit. “The rich are not always happy while the happy generally consider...
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Business scents versus natural fragrances
Here at Absolute Essential, we represent a tiny niche of the global scent market but don't let the size of things fool you. The way I see it, our therapeutic focus actually helps to explain why fragrance has featured strongly since earliest...
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Why would you buy certified organic products?
Is there really more to it than simply lining the pockets of yet another bureaucratic organisation? At Absolute Essential we have always been very clear about the superior medicinal quality of an extract that is 100% pure No health threatening...
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Happy Birthday to Absolute Essential
It's time to celebrate! Yes, it really has been 25 years since it all started way back in the day when I was just a struggling single mum with a crazy dream of making a good healthy living and a safer and greener future for my kids. That might...
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