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Our Partners in good

A shared dedication to change.

Google

The number 1 search engine in the world and an all-around-epic company, Google has collaborated with us on projects including a line of bracelets for International Women’s Day.

J.Crew

Iconic and timeless fashion brand J Crew has collaborated with us on a range of popular products.

RYOT

RYOT is a breaking news site that includes an action box in every story, giving readers a way to impact the news. RYOT has chosen us as a nonprofit beneficiary of choice by donating a percentage of their ad revenues to us on certain related news features.

Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing style, craft, and joy to your life. We feel confident that our Indego Africa x Jonathan Adler line will do just that.

Capsule

We love to attend this fashion and lifestyle trade event that fuses the best high-end, progressive brands and directional, independent designers. We also love to provide the gift bags.

Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher has supported our growth and operations both in Rwanda and in New York. Following a successful 2013 trip to visit our operations in Rwanda and to learn more about the knitters at our partner cooperative Ingenzi Knit Union, Eileen Fisher generously donated a portion of their own overstock yarn to be used for ongoing and future knit projects in Rwanda.

Anthropologie

We love collaborating with Anthropologie, a brand whose trendsetting clothing, accessories, and home décor evoke a fun, free-spirited, bohemian, and colorful lifestyle.

Alyson Fox

We are honored to collaborate with innovative artist and designer Alyson Fox and continue to be inspired by her endless ideas and creations, ranging from jewelry to textiles to home décor and furniture.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative

We are proud of our 19 artisan partners who graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative—an expedited MBA certificate program for women across the developing world.

Fair Trade Federation

We are a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, an association that supports organizations committed to fair trade.

REFINERY29

Refinery29, the largest independent fashion and style website in the United States, is a lifestyle platform that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life. Their Indego Africa features, including their shop-able "Editor's Obsession" video, always make us blush.

Duterimbere

Duterimbere, a nonprofit created in 1987 by 29 women in Rwanda and supported by Women’s World Banking, promotes female entrepreneurship in Rwanda. We collaborate with Duterimbere to provide savings and loans workshops for our artisan partners.

Dannijo

Founded by social media sensations Danielle and Jodie Snyder, DANNIJO’s eclectic jewelry is hand-made in New York, and packaged in pouches made by our artisan partners.

Jill Golden

Jill Golden views her jewelry as an “opportunity for daily adventure” and we couldn’t agree more. Our collaborations with her always produce daring, bold, and beautiful results.

Spokewoven

We love collaborating with Genga, the talented artist behind the beautiful dream-catchers of Spokewoven, to create unique pieces blending South American and African traditions. As Genga says, "all dreams spin out of the same web." We couldn't agree more!

Merck

We have collaborated with Merck’s external platform group on projects related to global health in the developing world.

Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa's advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with select organizations (including us!) that work across the African continent.

Harvard Business School

We were the subject of a Harvard Business School case study. We also participated in the HBS Immersion Experience Program (IXP) in which a team of HBS students and professors traveled to Rwanda to work directly with our staff and artisan partners.

Évocateur

Known for its combination of exquisite images and 22K gold leaf, Evocateur's jewelry conjures a story that's yours to tell. We think the bold African prints of the Indego Africa x Evocateur line make for a particularly exciting one of true global collaboration.

ONE

Founded by musical genius and inspiring humanitarian Bono, ONE is a grassroots campaign aimed to fight against global poverty and preventable disease. We are always honored to be featured on their blog and to have our products supported in their online shop.

The Apron Project

Founded by sustainable food activist and co-founder of FEED, Ellen Gustafson, The Apron Project is dedicated to fighting the global food crisis. Naturally we were honored when they chose to collaborate with us on their first apron collection, quickly expanding the line to potholders, bibs and children's aprons.

Pamela Love

We love to be featured on jewelry designer Pamela Love’s favorites list, almost as much as we love her chic and edgy pieces—even better when they’re packaged in a bag made by our artisan partners.

New York University School of Law & The Wagner School

We partnered with the Law and Social Entrepreneurship Association at NYU Law to expose law students to the growing field of social entrepreneurship; inspire ideas for innovating the legal sector; and create a support network of law students invested in pattern-breaking, sustainable and scalable ideas for change.

TOMS

We are honored to be featured on TOMS Marketplace - an online platform promoting a "different way to shop." The Marketplace features a range of unique brands that are striving to make a difference in the world through the products they sell.

Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe, LLP.

As our pro bono legal counsel since 2007, Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe (Orrick) has re-defined the prevailing approach to corporate responsibility partnerships.

RRL

Our first ever brand collaboration was with RRL - Ralph Lauren's trendsetting men's store - and featured our partner Twiyubake's hand-woven banana bracelets.

Nicole Miller

Iconic fashion designer Nicole Miller has partnered with us to create a range of jewelry and textile pieces, rounding out the collaboration by visiting our two first partner cooperatives, Cocoki and Covanya.

Madewell

Collaborating with Madewell on a line of woven stackable bracelets handmade by our partner Imirasire, we found total inspiration in their cool and effortlessly stylish look.

Bliss PR

Bliss PR, our pro bono PR firm, is a business-to-business strategic public relations and marketing communications firm based in New York City.

Breast Cancer Initiative East Africa

Breast Cancer Initiative East Africa (BCIEA) is a nonprofit organization that works with low-income communities in East Africa to improve the rate of breast cancer surveillance and survival. We partnered with BCIEA to provide breast cancer awareness trainings at our partner cooperatives.

Womensphere

Womensphere is a media organization comprised of global women leaders, networks, and companies, aligned by the shared mission to: 1) empower and connect networks of women 2) bring together leaders to solve important issues of our time.

Generation Rwanda

Generation Rwanda is an NGO that funds university educations for high-performing students from socially vulnerable backgrounds in Rwanda. We employ twenty of these top university students to teach our training programs.

VisionSpring

We partner with Vision Spring to deliver high-quality, affordable eyeglasses to our artisan partners.

Rwanda Knits

Rwanda Knits provides hand-operated, American-made knitting machines, and technical training to low-income Rwandan women. They helped to found the Ingenzi Knit Union, one of our partner cooperatives.

Rwandan District Governments

Rwandan district-level governments have pledged to resolve disputes, arrange for training programs and advocate on behalf of our partner cooperatives.

COMPETE & USAID

COMPETE, or the Competitiveness and Trade Expansion Program, is a regional program that is working to improve trade in East and Central Africa. COMPETE is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) under the East Africa region.

Columbia Law School

We partnered with the Center for Public Interest Law and Law Students for Social Enterprise (LSSE) at Columbia Law School to run the Indego Africa Fellowship Program where Columbia Law students (about 3-4 each semester) earned pro-bono credit for assisting us on a variety of projects.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management

The MIT Sloan School of Management, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the world's leading business schools. We took part in MIT's Social Impact in East Africa program as a host organization and have participated in additional on-campus workshops and conferences, including the 2012 MIT Sustainability Summit.

Ode Kids

We collaborated with global children's brand Ode Kids to create hip, trendy and ethical (of course!) items for the modern "globetoddlers" of the world.