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Monday-Friday 9 AM to 7 PM EST 
Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM EST 
Online Ordering 24/7

Need Help?
Any questions call toll free
800-500-6120 or email contact@africaimports.com  

240 South Main Street, Unit A South Hackensack, NJ 07606

Meet the Employees
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Brenna
Customer Service Manager
Brenna@africaimports.com
EXT: 231

“I like knowing that the work I do is making a difference for so many people in Africa.”



Danielle
Customer Service & Shipping
Danielle@africaimports.com
EXT: 230

“I like knowing that the work I do helps children in Africa.”



Jason
Customer Service & Returns
Jason@africaimports.com
EXT: 238

“I love trying the products myself.”



Jackie
Customer Service
Jackie@africaimports.com
EXT: 226

“I love the feeling I get when someone can start a new business with products they believe in.”



Ryan
Customer Service
Ryan@africaimports.com
EXT: 234

“I love knowing the customers calling me will get their orders so fast.”



Sam
Purchasing and IT
afseller@africaimports.com
EXT: 225

“One thing that I like about working here is meeting the people who bring our products from Africa.”



Nine
Accounting & Inventory
Nine@africaimports.com
EXT: 233

“A deeper exposure to African culture, adds to my understanding of life.”



Fred
Designer & Photographer
Fred@africaimports.com
EXT: 237

“What I like most about working here is photographing so many authemtic African products.”



Judy
Order Packing

“It is fun for me to be around so many special products each day.”



Mariella
Order Packing

“I feel the best when I hear that there were no mistakes in any orders that I pack.”



Betty
Quality Control

“I really like working with so many beautiful fabrics and hand made items.”



Cerone
Packing and Receiving

“I like being part of a business that is not just about money, but helps so many other people at the same time”



Luz
Receiving

“What I like most about working at Africa Imports are that the people here are so nice.”



Nancy
Oil Bottling

“I love the way all the oils smell”



Randy & Wayne Kiltz
Owners and Founders
africa@africaimports.com
randy@africaimports.com

“I love knowing that we are making good things happen in Africa, for our customers, and for the people working here.”
~ Wayne

“To me, the best part of Africa Imports is the way it helps people in Africa.”
~ Randy


Living for something more than ourselves


Making lives better
for small businesses around the world

Making a difference in Africa

Africa Imports brings lasting income to people and communities in Africa in two ways:

  1. We bring thousands of African creations to the global market, This creates real change with a sustainable income for hundreds of small business people in Africa.
  2. We also help hundreds of African orphan children through direct donations. Every purchase from Africa Imports helps pay for food, schooling, and medical care for hundreds of special needs children. We are closely connected with these children, and do extra to guarantee that this money is properly distributed to them.

    This is what drives our company, In 2015, our donations totalled over $181,000. Seeing these children has made a big difference in the lives of several of us who work here; and has helped accomplish some tremendous and lasting good for many of these kids individually.

Making a difference in North America.

Africa Imports provides an abundance of information, free tools, and training for small businesses and entrepreneurs selling African products in the US. You don't need to purchase from us to get this. Most of it is free right here at africaimports.com. With over 17 years of experience with African products. and a passionate team of knowledgeable and dedicated people, we can help you succeed in the African business of your dreams. We offer what no one else can. Africa Imports gives you between 50 and 150 new products to choose from every month, You’ll always find something new to provide to your customers.

Our core values

The reason our company exists. What we believe gives us our strength and passion.

  1. To improve lives for craftspeople, children, and communities in Africa.
  2. To act with integrity, transparency, and authenticity.
  3. To reward inspired work with excellence.

Our history.

The business was started in 1998. For the first year, the business was operated by the founder Wayne Kiltz, his family, and by one office person. Most of this period of time was spent learning about the market for African goods, and developing a base of reliable suppliers.


The owner spent the first year traveling the US and Africa; learning from other African stores; exhibiting goods in trade shows; and building a base of customers. During this period, we learned many things that help make an African business successful. We also found sources for the most popular products. By working with so many other people, we discovered some of the best ways to sell African products in the US.

In October of 1999, the business was relocated to Hackensack, New Jersey because it is close to New York with a large base of African suppliers. Being in New Jersey instead of New York allowed us to supply African products at much lower prices. Today Africa Imports is the largest supplier of African products in the US. We supply over 2,000 wholesale customers with African clothing, artwork, musical instruments, jewelry, oils, soaps, and personal care products. There are 16 people at our main office; and about 100 different people from Africa who travel back and forth with new products. We also estimate that there are over 1,000 different people in Africa who make the products in their own communities.

 



Contact Us

Tel: (201) 457-1995
Toll Free: (800) 500-6120
Fax: (866) 457-1910
Email: contact@africaimports.com

240 South Main Street, Unit A
South Hackensack, NJ 07606   

Business Hours: 9 AM to 7 PM EST
Mon-Fri, and 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday EST.

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Same Day Shipping

Order before 2 PM (EST) to ship your order today! (US Mail orders will be shipped the same day before 11:30 AM). Especially large orders placed after noon may be sent on the following day.

No shipments are sent on Saturday, Sunday, or holidays.

Orders can not be changed or added to on the day they are being shipped.

Our office and warehouse are partially solar powered.


100% Guarantee

You are guaranteed to be 100% satisfied with anything that you order.  If you are not happy for any reason at all (or even no reason at all), you can return it for your choice of either a full refund or exchange.

All returns must be undamaged and returned within 30 days of your purchase. We do not pay shipping costs for returns.

Click here to print out our return policy.

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