Initiatives

Support The Africa is the Future movement

April 29, 2014

I can’t believe that Africa is the Future is 10 years already! Started in 2004 by Nicolas Premier and Patrick Ayamam, AITF aimed to challenge mainstream media representations of Africa – and more generally of the world. They understood that…

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Klectic Find: Della x Vans

February 7, 2014

Della has done it again with their killer collaborations. Della a socially-responsible LA-based company employing more than 50 women in the developing villages of Ghana, West Africa. Specializing in handcrafted, one-of-a-kind textiles made with sustainable materials from the region, every…

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Support Shekudo

December 17, 2012

I may seem bias writing this post about Shekudo, but let’s put my friendship with this label aside. I have seen a few labels pop up and met a few people who said they were starting a fashion line in…

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Yenkassa

October 2, 2012

Yenkassa (pronounced yen-kah-sa) means ‘let us talk/let us speak‘ in the Ghanaian dialect of Akan. From this word, a unique project is developing.  ‘Yenkassa – Let us speak!’ is an initiative trying to save the art of oral storytelling by…

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