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African elephant with tusks standing in the Tarangire National Park Tanzania
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How Tanzania’s Landscape and Wildlife Inspires our African Print Clothing

Occasionally, our founder, Sian, enjoys exploring the natural beauty of Tanzania to take time out from the hustle and bustle...

Kitenge African print accessories tailor Betty in her office in Tanzania
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Making African Print Accessories in Tanzania – Meet Our Tailor, Betty.

Recently we caught up with our wonderful tailor, Betty, who runs her own business in Tanzania. We have watched her...

The sewing machine, thread and tape measure used by kitenge's main tailor Abdallah inside his workshop in Tanzania
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From Thread to Shop: How we make African Print Clothing

We thought it would be interesting to share with you the entire journey of our lovingly handmade African print clothing...

Betty with her talented team of tailors and Kitenge Store Founder Sian standing inside her newly built workshop in Tanzania laughing together
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Meet the Tailors Creating African Print Clothing in Tanzania

At Kitenge we’re extremely proud of our ongoing commitment to improving the lives of our tailors and their families in...

Sian with our supplier in Tanzania selling african wax print fabric known as Kitenge
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Ankara fashion – Meet the Small Businesses Behind The Seams!

As well as introducing you to our tailors we also feel it is important to share with you exactly who...

Sian and Hassan shaking hands outside Kitenge's main tailor's new workshop in Tanzania
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Video : Meet Hassan, Kitenge’s newest tailor!

You may have already learnt about our main tailor Abdallah so we thought it was time to introduce you to...

Kitenge's newest tailor called Hassan making a men's shirt in the workshop in Tanzania
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Introducing Kitenge’s Newest Tailor, Hassan!

Kitenge’s founder, Sian, first met Hassan when he was working in a shared workshop with Abdallah, Kitenge’s main tailor in...

Sian shaking hands with Kitenge's main tailor Abdallah at his new workshop in Tanzania
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Watch an Interview with Abdallah, Kitenge’s Master Tailor!

When Abdallah, Kitenge’s master tailor, opened his own workshop for the first time in May 2016, using the profits made...

Abdallah Kitenge's main tailor using a sewing machine at his workshop in Tanzania
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Get to Know Kitenge’s Master Tailor, Abdallah!

We first met Abdallah in February 2015 in a small, cramped workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city. He...


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