The Fashion Revolution Foundation is now equipped with a Zambian group of passionate innovators, entrepreneurs, media, and fashion experts from Zambia.
The foundation is a nonprofit organization and registered charity in England. Fashion Revolution started in 2013 is already the world’s largest fashion activism movement with teams in over 100 countries around the world. It continues to demand more transparency through investigative research, informative content, and creative events.
Fashion businesses are faced with an unprecedented crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are forced to adapt to serious issues using sustainable design, creativity, and innovation.
"Fashion Revolution Zambia aims to accelerate the development of a sustainable and circular Zambian fashion industry by promoting circular design methodologies and approaches and by galvanizing various stakeholders. These stakeholders range from local designers (and their biggest fans and supporters) to retailers and educators, to encourage them to act in the best interest of our people and the planet and to celebrate those who do."
- Fashion Revolution Zambia
The organization invites us, lovers of fashion, to join the movement of like-minded ethical fashion enthusiasts. Fashion Revolution already had huge successes in the past, notably with the hashtag #WhoMadeMyClothes trending No. 1 on Twitter.
Members of the Zambian team include:
- Country Coordinator Sekayi Fundafunda-Lungu,
- Gown Of Hope founder Ellah Jere,
- My Perfect Stitch Creative Director Ruth Mooto,
- HIV/AIDS Coordination Advisor Michelle Malunga,
- Corporate Communications Officer Tehillah Chimfwembe,
- Digital Marketing Specialist Taonga Kaonga.
Fashion Revolution Zambia is calling all change-makers, innovators, those tapping into Zambia’s rich heritage and craftsmanship to join them.
Learn more about Fashion Revolution Zambia on fashionrevolution.org
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About the Author: Alex Assoune
Alex Assoune (MS) is a global health and environmental advocate. He founded Panaprium to inspire others with conscious living, ethical, and sustainable fashion. Alex has worked in many countries to address social and environmental issues. He speaks three languages and holds two Master of Science degrees in Engineering from SIGMA and IFPEN schools.