Fashion fights poverty part 2

In the part 1 of Fashion fights poverty I told you about a young woman I met on my way out and true to her word she sent her question to me by email and here is what she had to say   Dear Ida, Firstly, it was a pleasure to hear you speak last week at the Africa Fashion Guide event, particularly on poverty alleviation and the women you work with through ethnic … [Read more...]

Introducing Salha Kaitesi- The Beauty Of Rwanda

Salha Kaitesi

  Salha Kaitesi is the founder of Beauty of Rwanda an online enterprise working with basket weavers in her native Rwanda. Like the team here at Ethnic Supplies, Salha believes in empowering African women through business. Our paths crossed a few months ago on Twitter and she agreed to be profiled for readers of this blog.   1. Please introduce … [Read more...]

Business fights poverty in South Sudan

South Sudan is the newly formed country in Africa and has been recognised by the UN and the international community unlike Somaliland . But the question on everyone's lips is WHAT NEXT FOR SOUTH SUDAN?  this 25 minute video clip from the Broadcaster Aljzeera articulates the challenges and in part opportunities that lay ahead fro this newly formed nation. One way that South … [Read more...]