Welcome to Maasai Beads

We connect buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people & creating economic opportunity for all.

Maasai Beads is an online store that sells products created by African businesses and artisans who use locally sourced materials to craft the most unique and innovative products.

Buying from Maasai Beads means that you get unique, affordable items while supporting the communities that produce them.

We bring together vendors from across Africa with diverse products in various categories including fashion, household, gift items, and beauty.

We offer a wide range of Seller Services and tools that help creative entrepreneurs start, manage and scale their businesses. Our mission is to reimagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world, and we’re committed to using the power of business to strengthen communities and empower people.

We are located at:

Executive Housing Estate
Likoni Road, off Mombasa Road
Nairobi, Kenya.

45K

Products for sale

36

Active Sellers

1.2M

Active Buyers

$1.2M

Annual Store Sales

Our Journey​

January 2004
Gets launched as online martketplace merchant by Martin Garrix in United States.
Feb 2019
Attracts first investor, Herba Beauty Care, and receives $10 million investment
June 2018
Gets $45 million more as Bison Coporation Partners jumps on the investment bandwagon
February 2012
Gets launched as online martketplace merchant by Martin Garrix in United States.
September 2015
Gets launched as online martketplace merchant by Martin Garrix in United States.
July 2015
Gets launched as online martketplace merchant by Martin Garrix in United States.

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