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Handcrafted Ghanaian Footwear

Kwame Baah Traditional Shoes Support Artisans in Ghana

— November 14, 2016 — Social Good
Aiming to help create traditional shoes that are crafted by artisans who are paid fair wages, Kwame Baah footwear is made in Ghana using high-quality materials and beautiful fabrics. Funding now on Kickstarter, Kwame Baah footwear was created by George Kwame Baah who was raised in Ghana and wanted to create a brand that would help to provide a viable job for artisans in the country.

Kwame Baah footwear aims to blend the vibrant styles of traditional fabric from the geographic region with modern shoe styles. This makes them prepared for the United States market to be a fashionable pair of traditional shoes for the style-conscious as well as a great choice to ensuring those creating them are treated fairly.
Trend Themes
1. Traditional Artisan Footwear - The trend of creating traditional footwear by using high-quality material and beautiful fabric, crafted by artisans being paid fair wages.
2. Ethical Fashion Production - The trend of creating high quality fashion products with a focus on fair wages for local artisans and workers.
3. Market Growth for Local Craftsmanship - The trend of recognizing and rewarding the skill of local artisans in countries like Ghana through supporting their handmade products.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear Industry - The footwear industry can explore the possibilities of traditional fabrication merged with modern styles
2. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry can tap into the growing trend of creating ethical products by using fair wage labor of local artisans.
3. Handicraft and Local Industry - The handicraft and local industry in countries like Ghana can grow through the recognition and increased sale of their handmade products by supporting fair wages and craftsmanship
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