Together, we unleash greatness within artisans + their communities by crafting ethical children’s products that cultivate holistic empowerment and opportunity.
Through holistic empowerment, opportunity and community we will break the generational cycle of poverty through the transformation of a woman.
status of workforce development
Mombasa County unemployment rate
Kenya national unemployment rate
Population of Mombasa
Other existing artisan jobs
unreliable per piece payment model
lack of market connections
A socioeconomic empowerment model that provides not just employment opportunity, but community + necessary holistic care.
impact at a glance
living above the poverty line
artisans own land
artisans who opened a bank account
artisans purchased their own land:
started adult learning class
sent children to primary school
Artisans received entrepreneurial grant
The foundation of who we are lies in our holistic programs. We believe that radical transformation can happen through the empowerment of the whole person. We are more than a job, we are a collective - a family - that provides for our women + men in all facets of life.
We are committed to improving our team's economic, spiritual, emotional and social well-being. At Imani Collective, we support the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and are aligned with SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, and SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production.
Our desire is for the generational cycle of poverty to be broken within our communities through access to dignified employment and education. Our artisans are improving their standard of living and cultivating a brighter future for their families.
structured program for artisans' children to attend during the day while parents work, which includes themed curriculum, field trips, English courses, primary school entrance test preparation, creative crafts and more.
daily well-balanced meals
twice-per-month trips to visit artisans and their families, where we check in and present a love offering gift bag
monthly artisan, employee and children's birthday celebrations, in addition to holiday parties, cultural field trips and an end-of-year celebration.