To improve the health outcomes of people in East Africa through an integrated approach of biomedical and plant-based healthcare.


We envision a world in which the diversity of cultural practices is respected by all and in which all people have access to safe and effective medicine. 


Value cultural practices and develop community partnerships

Research traditional medicine to ensure safe and effective treatment

Provide effective plant-based treatments at minimal, or no cost to people living with diseases in East Africa.

Asili Research Alliance adheres strictly to the research guidelines outlined by the Society for Economic Botany including: The Nagoya Protocol for equitable access and benefit sharing, Ethical principles of the International Society of Ethnobiology Code of Ethics, Plant collection guidelines of the WHO Guidelines for Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP).

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Asili Research Alliance is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation and contributions are tax exempt under US IRS code 501(c)3. Our Federal EIN is 82-5248095 and California corporation number is C31954.

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