Category Archives: Women in Business

Sales Assistants required at Ethnic Supplies

About The company Founded in 2007, Ethnic Supplies is a social enterprise that seeks to end poverty amongst African women involved in textile and handicraft production as this is more sustainable and dignified way out of poverty. Today Ethnic Supplies  … Continue reading

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Ethnic Supplies at BBC Gardener’s World Live 2009

There is always a first time for everything and this year it is our first time at the BBC Gardener’s World Live at the NEC in Birmingham. It has been a long journey getting here and when I started Ethnic … Continue reading

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An English Cow in Africa

No folks, I am not being rude but you may remember my blog on how an english cow changed an African woman’s life. Well you would not believe it if I told you that on 14 May 09 I actually … Continue reading

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Mother’s day gift ideas from African Mother’s

Mothering Sunday is almost upon us.  I would like to suggest some ethical gifts handmade by African mothers that your mother might appreciate. The thinking behind this is to enable African mothers to help themselves out of  poverty. But please … Continue reading

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New addition at Ethnic Supplies

The most exciting thing that has happened at Ethnic Supplies has been the introduction of a new group of producers from Rwanda.   After the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Rebuilding the nation of Rwanda was never going to be easy following … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2009

It has been an interesting year here at Ethnic Supplies in many ways than one. Business has been much better than we had anticipated, due to us positioning ourselves to take advantage of those opportunities. We have made so many … Continue reading

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Ethnic Supplies: Growing a business during a recession and news update

Times are currently tough for most and here at Ethnic Supplies Ltd we have felt a little vulnerable since our products can be seen as “little luxuries that we cannot afford” by would be customers. We have certainly heard the … Continue reading

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