A Roundup: Collective RW in Nairobi

From Wednesday 6th December to Sunday 10th December 2017, we hosted the 6 wonderful designers who make up Collective RW: Teta Isibo (Inzuki Designs), Matthew Rugamba (House of Tayo), Sonia Mugabo, Linda Mukangoga (Haute Baso), Moise Turahirwa (Moshions) and Umutoni R. Laurene (Uzi Collections). 

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HEVA hosts Collective RW’s First Nairobi Pop-up!

On Friday 8th December 2017 at 6:30pm, we will be hosting the Collective RW’s first Nairobi pop-up at the Tribe Hotel’s Presidential Suite in Village Market, Nairobi! It will feature the six amazing Rwanda-based brands who form the collective.

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HEVA In Ethiopia

In mid-November, we carried out a scoping trip to Ethiopia in collaboration with the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme. We wanted to gain further insight into their fashion industry and explore possible opportunities for collaborations involving their designers, other East African fashion designers and HEVA.

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Staff Updates: New Appointments & Additions to the Team

Our managing partner George Gachara - in addition to working at HEVA - has recently been appointed Interim Managing Consultant for AFDOC Ltd, a transitional institution setting up the Documentary Africa Fund (Doc-A). Doc-A is a pro-active response to the needs expressed by the documentary film community across African countries, as documented by this research report.

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