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Xavi Curtis ’18 Opens NYC Pop Up Boutique

Yale SOM Founded Pop Up Opens in NYC.

Entrepreneur and Yale SOM Alumnus Xavi Curtis ’18 opened the doors to the Go Kigali Boutique Pop Up in New York City this past weekend. The Go Kigali Boutique Pop Up will feature an exclusive collection of ethically and sustainably made products from Africa ranging from jewelry to bow ties, from cycling gear to guidebooks, and much more. Curtis, together with and his Co-Founder and partner Eliza Richman, handpicked their favorite items from Rwanda, Uganda, Republic of Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Ghana to sell at their New York location. More than 75% of the Go Kigali product suppliers are women-owned businesses. 

Located at 333 Bleecker Street, the Go Kigali Boutique Pop Up is open now through December 22, 2018. Stop by the Go Kigali store to pick up unique holiday gifts and learn more about the Go Kigali experience.


In addition to launching their seasonal store, Curtis and Richman operate Go Kigali Tours and Go Addis Tours full-time in Rwanda and Ethiopia, respectively. Their tour companies have been featured on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, National Geographic, and the New York Times 36 Hours series.

Go Kigali Boutique Pop Up
333 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10014
Hours of Operation: 11:00AM –  8:00PM


Xavi Curtis graduated in May of 2018 and is a Yale SOM Entrepreneurship Fellow.