Empowering Local Farmers

Providing rural communities in Uganda with a sustainable source of income and opportunity for growth.

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Field of Chia

About

Empowering Local Farmers

To supply high-quality chia seeds from an ethical and sustainable source. This is the philosophy of Healy Chia. Set up in 2016, Healy Chia is the vision of ingredient specialists The Healy Group. Working alongside trade and non-profit partners The Godson Group and Gorta-Self Help Africa, Healy Chia helps to support over 12,000 farmers in […]

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Ugandan Farmers with Gareth Healy

Farmers

Providing Farmers with an opportunity for growth

Our Chia seeds are sourced from a cooperative of Farmers in Uganda operating under the Gorta-Self Help Africa scheme. Self Help Africa empower local communities through the provision of seeds and agricultural training. Their vision is a rural Africa free from hunger and poverty. Healy Chia work collaboratively with our partners to assist in the […]

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Chia

Product

From our farmers to your product

How Healy Chia makes it from Uganda to you. Our farmers receive free seeds to plant their first crop of chia plants (Salvia Hispanica) on their farmland in rural Uganda. A member of the mint family, chia plants can reach up to 1.75m in height, with bright green foliage and small purple flowers. They take […]

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