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On 8 December 2017 Elizabeth and Miriam were presented with their Certificates for successfully completing the Informal Course and The Beehive Tailoring School in Blantyre.
Soko fund bags with Soko Fund Graduate students at the launch of their Graduate Association.
We are now collecting Sewing Machines again. In order to get Sewing Machines to the Beehive Tailoring School in Blantyre, Malawi we now have to get them to Uttoxeter.
Fashion Revolution, a global civil movement, is trying to clean up the $3trn fashion industry based on low wage economies. During Fashion Revolution Week we are asked to find out and answer the question ‘Who made my clothes?’ as well as to love our clothes and to want to make them last a long time. So Chifundo UK that supports a sister charity Chanasa – a Women’s Enterprise in Malawi organized a Spring Fashion Show with a Difference. Click on the picture for the full story.
The One World Shop in Edinburgh held a Malawi Evening on Thursday 16 March. Akuzike, who worked for Chanasa in Malawi last summer, gave a talk about the work of Chanasa and Chifundo.
Buckley Cwtyn Fair Trade Evening on Thursday 9 March 2017 at Buckley was a great success. There was a illustrated talk, fashion show, sale of goods made by Chanasa in Malawi and by the Sewing Group in Chester together with refreshments. £261 was taken on the stall which is a fantastic result. Thank you to all those who took part and to all those who supported the event.