Since the 1980s and 90s, used clothing has gained a significant market share across Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In Uganda, second-hand garments now account for over 80% of all clothing purchases, his research found.
Surrounded is an online third space. A third space is the social surroundings separate from the two usual social environments of home and the workplace. Examples of third places in the real world would be environments such as cafes, clubs, public libraries, and parks.
I asked Rosi if she’d be happy answering some questions so that her awesome work can be shared, as we learn a bit more about her.
Every month Hoogah adds two items to their menu, every time those items are purchased the money is put towards the charity who curated them. This month the charity is EYST, Ethnic Minority & Youth Support Team Wales.
How do you find inspiration? Do you read a book? Watch a film? Listen to music? How about talking to those who share your passion for getting stuff done and utilising time?
In conversation with Madison Powden-Parry.
“We need to get everyone on board, educate people as much as possible. Social media is a big thing for that, so there are definitely two sides to it, but ultimately, getting local people involved in the bigger picture and engaging them with nature is paramount.”
The space on Foundry Road was transformed from an empty, run down workshop in to a gorgeous, open plan space. The growth has been progressive from the very beginning for Coal Town, people followed their journey on social media and have created a community who are passionate and fully behind the team and brand.