Lisa Chiriseri, Uplifting Zimbabwe Through Education

15th May 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Lisa Chiriseri`s education fund, Fund-A-Child’s-Education-Zimbabwe supports over 360 beneficiaries today. Her social enterprise Women in Energy Group has seen over 6000 Zimbabwean households transitioned from using firewood to using products of cleaner, safer, sustainable alternatives in the last six months. Her Pan-African initiative African Women Association and Awards continues to lead in rebranding the image of  African women and drawing attention…

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Maison Du Style, Dominating Zimbabwe’s Fashion Scene

20th October 2016 BY Lerato Chiyangwa

This past couple of weeks I have had a few chats with a couple of Zimbabwean designers, and it only made sense for me to include the Creative Director of the fashion brand Maison Du Style (MDS), which means house of style. Her fashion brand name derives many influences of European culture, mostly from the French, and therefore she found it…

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Discovering raw African talent

14th July 2015 BY checkoutafrica

The rise in African designers in the art, design and fashion industry has grown in the past years. Notable highlights of African talent have graced covers like Vogue magazine and Harper’s Bazaar, however many are still far and few between. Africa has a lot of unseen talent that has yet to scratch the surface of mainstream media. Where do people…

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