Gloria Kamanzi Uwizera (with the hat on) runs the Rwanda Nziza that carries apparel, accessories, home goods, hand carved wood products and many other products made at several Rwandan cooperatives.
Meet Emelienne Nyiramana! She is the founder of Cocoki a sewing cooperative started in 2007. Cocoki has made products for Nicole Miller, J Crew and several others Unites States retailers.
Emelienne will be attending the IEEW United States business training and mentor program in July. I will be mentoring her in Dallas. We are planning a pop up shop of Cocoki's products on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Stay tuned for the time and location.