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...]

Brand Africa- Fashion

I recently came across the Ethical Fashion Forum and I went along to their event on 18/8/9. This event was promoted as focusing on sourcing from Africa. As the discussion got under way I could not believe some of what I was hearing, “these people need educating” was one of the statements made by a couple of speakers there was too much of “them and us” too. We in the audience … [Read more...]