The story of how Mokhtar Akhanshali braved a civil war to bring Yemeni coffee to the world. If you would like to buy Port of Mokha coffee, please visit Port of Mokha. To learn more about how they’re using coffee as a vehicle to improve conditions in Yemen, visit Mokha Foundation.
Dave Egger’s biography of Mokhtar, The Monk of Mokha, is available wherever books are sold. Be sure to check out the book’s Instagram at @themonkofmokha.
Producer: Joe Rosenberg
Original Score: Renzo Gorrio