Our Story

OUR STORY

We are cousins dedicated to serving tea beverages inspired by East Africa. Tib Tib House of Tea was launched to honor the legacy of our grandmother, a hardworking farmer who raised ten children and grandchildren. In Tigrinya, a language spoken in Eritrea, North East Sudan, and Ethiopia, ‘tib tib’ means ‘drip drop.’ It is also the shorthand version of our grandmother’s name. 

As the daughters of former refugees, we believe in the power of resilience. Our logo is a hut dwelling because our grandma’s home was bombed during a war and it was all she had left. Her infamous saying, “Do good, Be good,” is our house motto. Ten percent of all Tib Tib sales go towards helping refugees and displaced African youth. Learn more about our social mission here.

In our culture, conversations never really start until tea is served. It is the utmost expression of comfort and respect. From our house to yours, enjoy! And don’t forget to turn the kettle off. 🙂

Happy Sipping!
Semmi & Meskela 

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