INDEGO Africa - Fashion by Women artisans from Rwanda01:20
I came across this organisation looking for African inspired home decoration.
|Cloth wrap bracelet for J.Crew.|
IN.DE.GO stands for Independence, Development and Governance.
Indego Africa is an American based non profit social enterprise working in partnership with women artisans in Rwanda, East Africa.
They work on a Fair trade basis. All the profit are invested back into the literacy, financial management and entrepreneurship programs.
Dress & Tote bag for Nicole Miller
|Agatako palm leaf and metal necklace|
|Agatako metal ring|
|Batik leather clutch|
They distribute the hand crafted products through their online store Indegoafrica.org and through large scale brand and design collaborations with brands such as J. Crew and Nicole Miller. they sell at more than 80 retail stores all over the United states.
As they do not ship directly to the UK, only some of their products are available on amazon.co.uk and smartpart.co.uk, a London based company selling laptop spare parts and accessories.
|Banana iPad Case|
They really do connect African women to the global market. It also empowers by providing education and health access .