This order was made by a team composed of 76% women
72% of artisans paid for school fees with their income from this Vivienne Westwood order
The Vivienne Westwood SS15 Collection was made in Kenya by 265 artisans from 9 Community groups
57% of the artisans saved their earnings, and 29% invested in education, health, housing and small businesses thanks to this Vivienne Westwood Order
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“I am 27 years old and hold a diploma in Business Management and I live with my parents. My father is sick with cancer. I worked on Vivienne Westwood SS15 order as a supervisor to the group of embroidery women. I used my income to support my father and to feed the family.”
“I am 20, not married, taking care of my mother and two brothers. During the Vivienne Westwood SS15 order I worked as a preparer. The income from the order assisted my family to have healthy meals, to pay rent and to improve our house’s furniture.”
“I am 30 years old, married a mother of two. All my children eat well and are in school all thanks to my work. I worked on Vivienne Westwood SS15 order as a tailor. The income from the order allowed me to buy a sewing machine with which I want to start a tailoring and dress making business.”