Jeff Abella

Jeff Abella Moka Origins

Coffee, chocolate, family and empowered communities are key motivations for Jeff. While working on international development initiatives since 2007, Jeff’s passion for social entrepreneurship led him to establish humanitarian projects in West Africa, North India, Central Mexico and eventually to co-founding Moka Origins in Pennsylvania

Currently serving as the Managing Director for Himalayan Institute Cameroon, and CEO of Moka Origins where he manages supply chain, marketing and brand strategy, while also overseeing reciprocity and impact at origin. Jeff serves as the Chairman of the Sacred Link Foundation, and is a member of the FedEx Entrepreneur Advisory Board.

Jeff loves to talk to groups about social entrepreneurship and how to use business as a way to create good in the world. In 2019 Jeff presented to students at Yale University and will be attending the North West Chocolate Festival in Seattle. Email Jeff at




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