About Yoba for Life
In challenged communities around the world, stimulating economic activity and improving public health are key factors towards a better and more prosperous future. The Yoba for Life foundation aims at improving Health and Wealth. Hereto, Yoba for Life supports people in resource-poor countries with the local production of a probiotic yoghurt with proven health benefits, called Yoba.
The foundation developed an innovative starter culture containing the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus yoba 2012. One gram of starter culture allows the production of 100 liter probiotic yoghurt.
The Yoba for Life concept helps people in resource-poor countries by local production of a probiotic yoghurt, called Yoba, with proven health benefits.
The Yoba for Life Foundation is a non-profit network organisation accredited by the Dutch Tax Authority as a public benefit institution (PBI).
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is world’s best documented probiotic strain. It has been tested in clinical studies from newborn preterm infants to elderly populations in dosages up to at least 100 billion CFU/day, with no reported serious adverse events.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated the LGG® strain as Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS). In Europe, Lactobacillus rhamnosus has been granted Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) status since 2007 by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).