Tosheka Textiles recently became a member of the African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation.
The Mission of ACTIF is to promote trade and increase market access for the cotton, textile, and apparel industry in Africa. This Mission is informed by its Vision, which is, an integrated cotton textile and apparel industry that effectively competes on the world market.
The Untours Foundation USA steps into its third decade of support to cool green businesses that create jobs/technical assistance. They are featuring us in their catalog being sent to 100,000 people. Tosheka Textiles is a perfect example of our foundation’s work. As creators of gorgeous purses, and other textiles, Tosheka Textiles employs and trains Kenyan women to weave and crochet its designs using natural and organic fibers and recycled materials – even plastic bags! Additionally, it has established a recycling program to collect clean plastic bags that litter parts of Kenya and eventually the oceans. Textiles purses available through www.Toshekadesigns.com
Woman employed and trained by Tosheka Textiles work on their own time and from their homes or community centers. Everybody wins with this arrangement!