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Rwandan Fashion Designers for Refugees Matter Fashion show

Refugees Matter Fashion show

In realization an acknowledgment of Refugees during this festive season, Rwandan fashion designers are teaming up for the Refugees Matter Fashion show, an event exclusively organized in celebration of fashion with a closer outreach goal for Refugees.

UZURI K&Y

Organized by Abigaelle Closet; a fashion Company in Portland, US. Its goal since start is to be a voice of the voiceless, empower communities and hope to the hopeless-through the use of fashion to spread love and compassion into people’s lives through fashion shows.
The event, which is to take place on December 15th at Kigali’s Hotel Des Mille Colline is to welcome the public in appreciation of fashion and humanity, who will enjoy a showcase led by Janet Andoh, of By Alpha Couture, a British-US based designer, Arore of Aure Creations and Majestic touch from Paris, Burundi’s Green Chic, alongside local designers like Uzi Collections, Uzuri K&Y, Dokmai Rwanda among other designers.

Abigaelle Closet to feature

Comedian Michael Sengazi and other artistes too will join the cause.

From UK, Byalpha Couture’s Creations

All funds raised go towards the refugees in the camps to support them this Christmas Season

The inspiration is that we are based the world, with a lot of successful people, but lacks people with real love and compassion,”

explains John Bunyeshuri, the event’s Production manager and PR.
Dedicated to refugees both in Mahama camp and Kigali in Rwanda, the event’s team will work with Sacode and have them teach the women in Mahama how to make their own re-usable pads. The goal is not only to give the women something to do, but also encourage them into being independent through close mentorship too.

 

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