The African Collection, now 10 years old, is an Australian owned and operated company. We endeavour to buy from suppliers who have World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) accreditation. While some suppliers do not have that accreditation, they all have concerns for their communities and often have programs/projects in place to improve employment opportunities. These suppliers are from Kenya, Swaziland and South Africa.
Like them, I hope that in some small way The African Collection is doing its bit to create employment and empowerment for African women.
In addition, I have a passion for wildlife conservation and rehabilitation. Consequently, the company pays a percentage of its net profit to support various projects. Should you wish to support them directly, these are their contact details:
The Cape Leopard Trust – South Africa
Chimfunshi Chimpanzee Orphanage- Zambia
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust- Elephant and Rhino fostering projects – Kenya.
The African Collection also supports Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia)