african wax prints

How to Launch a Sewing Workshop in Uganda

How to Launch a Sewing Workshop in Uganda

We launched Mazuri Designs ethical fashion label in the Luzira slum district of Kampala Uganda this past January 2016.  Learn about our team's initial marketing strategies on how they plan to get the word out about our workshop in their community. Some of their ideas are quite brilliant!

A History of African Wax Prints

The terms 'African prints' or 'tribal prints' can be misleading.  'Dutch wax prints' is a more accurate term for a design style many assume originated in Africa.  Learn about this fabric's Indonesian origins, and how it become associated with Africa in the minds of many.