Poverty in africa- the day today reality 2

Yesterday  I introduced Flotea one of our textile producers .  Flotea had left me with so much to think about and I went to sellp that night I wondered what the next day would be like as I was due to meet Elihaika who is also a textile producer for Ethnic Supplies. Elihaika set up her Textile business in 2004 and initially designed clothing for the local market. Like other … [Read more...]

Poverty in Africa- the day today reality

This week I have been looking at the notion of money and poverty in Africa. The question I get asked often and one I would like to try and answer in this thread is  How do things work on the ground?. I will approach it from the point of view of the women I work with and draw from my visit to Tanzania and Uganda in 2008. Having left Omari I was collected from my hotel by … [Read more...]

Sales Assistants required at Ethnic Supplies

About The company Founded in 2007, Ethnic Supplies is a social enterprise that seeks to end poverty amongst African women involved in textile and handicraft production as this is more sustainable and dignified way out of poverty. Today Ethnic Supplies  supports women in the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar Rwanda by sourcing handmade handicrafts … [Read more...]