Nairobi Ethical Fashion Initiative

The muddy streets of Kenya’s crowded Korogocho slums are a far cry from the fashion boutiques of Paris, Milan, New York or London. But beneath a tin roof, workers from some of the country’s poorest communities, sew buttons and stitch cloth for top international designers, part of a not-for-profit “ethical fashion”. This is a joint effort by the UN and World Trade Organization to empower marginalized people by linking them up with fashion houses and distributors