Handloom Weaver

February 13, 2018

East African artisans add colour to international trade

By Candice Ungerer Tapping into the rising global demand for sustainable, eco-friendly products gives East African artisans a distinct advantage in international trade. East African artisans […]
January 21, 2018

Designing a fashion business

By Candice Ungerer A lot of people have a passion for fashion. But turning passion into a sustainable business can be a difficult process. The creative […]
August 11, 2017

Handloom Weavers Agree to Form National Cooperative

By Nzuki Waita, National Coordinator, SITA Kenya The air in the room was thick with growing tension. It took the courage of an experienced handloom weaver […]
May 19, 2017

TEXDA hopes to be the first to adopt natural dyes in Uganda following SITA intervention

By Devika Jyothi “We will be the first to introduce natural dyeing in Uganda,” says David Magumba of the Textile Development Agency (TEXDA), Uganda. David Magumba was […]