Vivobarefoot have been partnering with the Small Steps project for the last 2 years, through their Small Steps shoe auction. Thought leaders and likeminded businesses come together to raise awareness and funds for the thousands of children and families who are forced to work and live on rubbish dumps.
THE POWER OF CO-CREATION FROM THE CRADLE OF HUMANITY: THE KARA PEOPLE, BELGIAN DESIGNERS AND BAREFOOT SHOEMAKERS
The Kara tribe is one of Africa’s most authentic tribes known for their abstract body painting, a fascinating act of transformation using the skin as a canvas and the earth as a palette. From co-creation workshops between six young male and female Kara body painting artists and two Belgian-based brand Akaso designers Ababa collection returns back fusing one of Africa’s oldest art forms with an urban contemporary spirit.
A country, famous for its world-class athletes and most recently home for a Nobel Peace prize winner, Ethiopia is also a homeland for a multitalented young people.
Youth are the next generation of voices of influence; we have the power to change the world, for better or worse. This belief in the transformative power of young people is the foundation upon which the Arctic Angels Youth Action Network is built.
Inclusive industrialization and sustainable human development in fostering decent jobs for women and youth in Ethiopia.
The most expensive vivos so far and all for a good cause. Around 15 million people live on rubbish dumps globally, many of them are children.
This month Vivobarefoot had the honour to participate in a series of events to listen and learn from indigenous leaders from all around the world
Activist, Bond girl, author, triathlete… get to know the multi-talented name behind our new collaboration.
Say hello to Tsedenia Mekib! She is the Managing Director of the Pittards supply chain in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where we make our Soul of Africa range.
Created in collaboration with Soul of Africa Shoes and A Ka So. This new design project is inspired by the unique art of the Kara people, inhabitants of Ethiopia.