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Premium Tea Products from Rwanda


2 Distinct Brands

Taste the difference. Make a difference.


Tîma means 'heart’ in the native language of Rwanda. This premium loose leaf tea comes in 5 different varieties in our unique triangle shaped tea tin, and is organic, ethically-sourced & hand-harvested from high elevation mountains of Rwanda. Loose leaf tea is a healthier option than traditional tea bags and it tastes better too! Available for retail, wholesale and bulk purchase.

The world’s first draft-style tea. This healthy and satisfying non-alcoholic beverage is hand crafted, artisan-style and lightly carbonated. Silverback is available on draft, sold in kegs throughout North Carolina, or in 12 oz slim cans and widely distributed.

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Our Give Back

Our company funds entrepreneurship training for women in Rwanda and has helped to launch Ubuzima Healing Garden, a Rwandan farm where we are growing medicinal plants to use in herbal teas. Through our partnership with the nonprofit organization Africa Healing Exchange, we ensure that our partners have the resources they need to manage stress, overcome trauma and prevent substance abuse and addiction among youth. Your purchase positively impacts over 100,000 Rwandans.


In the News

Our founder, Sara, invites people to join her and meet our partners in Rwanda each year. The next trip is in January, 2019. Applications received on a rolling basis. On this trip you will have the chance to build relationships with: Local Artisans, Women in Tea and Coffee, medicine people; learn about the Genocide of 1994 and how the nation has been healing; Explore the countryside and experience a safari and the renowned gorilla trek.


Social Entrepreneurship

We have been working with the people of Rwanda since 2007. For the past five years we have invested primarily in working with women who live in rural Rwanda and are motivated to learn new skills and build new businesses. When you travel to Rwanda with 3 Mountains, you will experience the farms where cabbage grows larger than your heads and where you are welcome like family! Bring some skills to share and help us expand the micro-lending program so that future generations have the opportunity to move out of poverty.



3 Mountains is a Fair Trade tea importer and the parent company for two socially-responsible product lines:
Tîma Tea, featuring single origin white, silver, green and black teas from the camellia sinensis plant, and tulsi herbal blends.

Silverback Draft Tea is a carbonated, nonalcoholic beverage sold in kegs and cans. A category creator, Silverback is made using Whole Leaf Brewing Technology ©.

The social enterprise is currently pursuing B-Corp status and is led by global activist and inspirational speaker, Sara (Stender) Delaney.




How To Brew Loose Leaf Tea

This is a video on how to brew loose leaf Tîma Tea. Loose leaf tea is healthier than tea bags. Join the Get Loose Club!


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