• Mountain Enterprises International (MEI) is a S-Corporation incorporated in the state of Delaware in the United States of America (#5220185, certificate of good standing). MEI was established in 2012 by a passionate group of Americans committed to economic development in mountain regions of Asia, initially Gorno Badakhshan in Tajikistan.


    • Process local agricultural to produce and sell products that are now imported or unavailable in the country
    • Provide gainful employment for breadwinners of ultra-poor families
    • Utilize international management expertise to maintain and deliver the highest standards
    • Support local development by enhancing the knowledge and skills of our employees.


    • Engaged a strong Managing Director
    • Completed registration as a local company
    • Acquired a factory site and building in Khorog
    • Investigated markets and resources
    • Planned initial production and sales
    • Employed a small cadre of ultra-poor family breadwinners
    • Construction and remodeling of factory facilities
    • Remodeling the original building to accommodate office and logistic functions
    • Erecting a smaller building for water treatment
    • Erecting and finishing the new factory with heavy wiring and water infrastructure


    • Complete the enterprise-scale water treatment plant
    • Establish agreements with potato suppliers
    • Equip the factory with Potato Chips Production equipment
    • Installation expected Q3 2016
  • Leadership Team

    Iqbal Talib

    President and Chariman

    Bruce Ross-Sheriff

    Board Member

    Dr. Dilshad Hemani

    Board Member

    Zubair Talib

    Technology Director