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All Natural - How Shimena Dyes its Cotton Yarn

The concept of ‘Natural Dyes’ is by no means a new one and refers to all the dyes derived from the natural sources.

Ethiopia has a long tradition of using natural sources for textile coloration, and Shimena wants to maintain and develop this ancient knowledge.

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Stories about ENZI

ENZI FOOTWEAR

The common goal of the founders Azariah Mengistu and Jawad Braye is, to build a fashion business in Africa that maximizes their social impact, minimizes their environmental impact and does not compromise on quality.

Stories about Kabana

KABANA BAGS

In Ethiopia, every family is male-dominated, and sons are given more chances than daughters.
As a young female entrepreneur, I aim to be a role model for many young women to follow my footsteps.

Semhal Guesh

Stories about Shimena

All Natural - How Shimena Dyes its Cotton Yarn

The concept of ‘Natural Dyes’ is by no means a new one and refers to all the dyes derived from the natural sources.

Ethiopia has a long tradition of using natural sources for textile coloration, and Shimena wants to maintain and develop this ancient knowledge.

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SHIMENA ACCESSOIRES

Shimenas responsibility-policy contains sustainable use, fair payment, support of women entrepreneurship and training programs for the local youth to earn income by working within the production chain.

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All Natural - How Shimena Dyes its Cotton Yarn

The concept of ‘Natural Dyes’ is by no means a new one and refers to all the dyes derived from the natural sources.

Ethiopia has a long tradition of using natural sources for textile coloration, and Shimena wants to maintain and develop this ancient knowledge.

Read more »