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Project Profile: Persistence and a long-term commitment make a difference in Rwanda
"You can't move 15 million tea bushes. That’s where they are, so that’s where we are,” said Joseph Wertheim, summing up why his Westport, Connecticut-based company, Tea Importers, Inc., has remained a driving force in Rwanda’s tea business since 1975, despite a devastating five-year civil war in the early 1990s.
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