Becky Chinchen, who grew up in Chattanooga, is the founder of Amani Ya Juu. She now lives mainly in Nairobi, Kenya, and her daughter, Joanna Vaughn, runs the shop in Chattanooga.
Becky Chinchen, who grew up in Chattanooga, is the founder of Amani Ya Juu. She now lives mainly in Nairobi, Kenya, and her daughter, Joanna Vaughn, runs the shop in Chattanooga.
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published Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya — The traffic is thick and the air is heavy with asthmatic pollution during most of the working day, but behind the carved wooden sign and the quaint iron gates of the Amani ya Juu complex, the drive is lined with tissue-paper bougainvillea blossoms that give the first hint that the air is sweeter and cleaner inside the complex.

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