Our new workshop!

We have a new workshop in Kasungu town – this is where all Khama products are made. The group are free to use this for local business like making traditional Malawian dresses and a tailoring service for local people so the group can continue with their own business alongside Khama

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By Elaine Burke

Meet our new Crochet suppliers in the village....

Had a great day in the village – I had not intended to find a new group of producers – but had some samples of crochet in my bag and the group are now working with us to make our crochet products! And not just women volunteers…… Crochet is not

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By Elaine Burke

Hands up who loves Crochet!

On my recent trip to Malawi we really wanted to do some more development with crochet – we use the cotton rope from the Tobacco Farming and this is readily available in the market for the group to purchase cheaply. The Khama workshop is now used as a hub for

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By Elaine Burke

Khama for The Poundshop is in Selfridges

The Poundshop did an amazing job taking over one of the front windows of Selfridges Oxford Store and Khama is so proud to have our products included in the event! Both in the window display and in the concept store on the ground floor during Design Week and London Fashion

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By Elaine Burke

Khama at The Brokedown Palace!

Khama Shoppers now available to buy online at The Brokedown Palace. The lovely founders of The Brokedown Palace DeeDee and Ian came to see me at the Khama Studio to quiz me (in a nice way) about the Khama ethics! Where we get our cotton and who makes our bags

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By Elaine Burke

Our group are now Official Shareholders of Khama!

Our group have now officially been made shareholders of the Khama brand. This is an exciting development for us and means the group have a share of the profits and a stake in the business. We still invest in training and development for the group and support them with sustainable

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By Elaine Burke

Khama takes part in The Poundshop at Selfridges!

A sneak preview at our cute little crochet purses! Here are the group in Malawi doing the original prototype. Then we dyed them! And put a zip and some lovely recycled Chitenge lining from the workshop offcuts. And a cute Khama Tag……. Products available to but from 24th August online

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By Elaine Burke

London College of Fashion Textile Symposium 2013 - Connecting with Textiles

I took part in the London College of Fashion Textile Symposium 2013 РConnecting with Textiles. With a range of really inspiring guest speakers! I spoke about Khama and our use of textiles, production methods, workshop in Malawi and our collaborations past and preset. Especially interesting talks from Rachel Clowes 

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By Elaine Burke

It's all about the Malawian Cotton......

We went to Balaka town in Southern Malawi to see where all the Cotton is picked!       Smallholder Farmers pick the cotton and it is packed into sisal bags and sold by weight. The Cotton is then sorted and graded.

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By Elaine Burke

Street Art Bags now in stock at Fee Fee la Fou Enterprises!

Khama Street Art Bags are now in stock at FEE FEE LA FOU ENTERPRISES 6 Bradbury Street, London, N16 8JN We LOVE this shop! Have a look below at the inside…….  

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By Elaine Burke
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