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Welcome to Kutoka Kenya Jambo!

Welcome to Kutoka Kenya Jambo!
'Jambo’ (hello in Swahili)
KUTOKA KENYA
Founded by Aashik Dhanani and Charlotte Bayliss, Kutoka Kenya brings you distinctive handcrafted products, inspired by natural materials and the vibrancy of African culture. Aashik and Charlotte have both worked in the UK fashion industry for over 7 years
 
Handicrafts are a major source of employment and income for the local people in Kenya. Every item from this website has been selected and bought from local Kenyan markets. They have made a commitment to pay a fair price to the craftsmen who make their goods and to support children's projects in their communities. Supporting poor producers enables them to use their skills and resources to trade their way out of poverty.Kutoka means ‘from’ in Swahili, this is exactly what this brand is all about
KUTOKA  
 
One of the main reasons for the business is to help local people of Kenya to trade their way out of poverty. As the products are bought directly from the traders/ markets, it ensures that the locals receive a fair price for the product that they produce
 
Pleated Industries Kenya Ltd is the company that assists them in sourcing the products locally from traders and markets
 
Bosky Industries is the company that employs majority of their staff from local communities that are struggling to survive. One of the communities that they support has been recognize in the UK. For example, Kibera slums near Nairobi
 
They are trying to promote the businesses and traders by purchasing the products at a fair price
 
 Charlotte and Aashik are travelling to Kenya in November to visit local traders and network with the communities that require their assistance


Article printed from networkyarmouth.co.uk at 14:49 on 27 September 2020