Our vision

 

Our is vision is an international market place in which high quality value added goods from Africa are traded ethically and sustainably across the globe with;

  • Fair access to the market for all
  • Promoting value added processing of Africa’s natural resources
  • Growth through trade (Trade over Aid, Trade above Aid)
  • Equal Partnerships
  • Shared Learning
  • Accountability
A social enterprise promoting Africa’s finest food and fashion producers globally

our mission

 

To support employment creation across Africa by increasing sustainable export trade.

  • Enabling communities to trade their way out of poverty
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why africa

 

  • Resources

  • Value added products

  • Community

Feena Kirrkamm

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Dr. David Nyaluke

Viki Brennan

Head of Operations

Director

​Fellow in Business Development

​Vikki comes from an ethical buying and human rights background. Prior to her role at Proudly Made in Africa, Vikki was Head of Brand Outreach at the Bangladesh Accord Foundation in Amsterdam. She has previously held roles at high street retailer Primark, moving through the ranks from fashion buying to Senior Ethical Trading Executive. Vikki also holds an Mphil (Hons) in International Peace Studies from Trinity College Dublin and is a certified SA8000 lead auditor.

Feena is a specialist in new business development, value chain building and brand management. With over 14 years of experience in commercial procurement, managing multi-million dollar portfolios for international fashion brands such as Primark and Pepe, Feena comes to PMIA with a passion for producer relations and a deep knowledge of business in a developing world context. Along with huge commercial successes, she has also led smaller brands through their start-up phase to grow their market footprints. Feena has worked with grassroots NGOs in India as well as Suas in Dublin, giving her a unique perspective on the nexus between business and development. She is also a certified SA8000 auditor.

David ​is the Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development, based at University College Dublin College of Business. Prior to joining us, David was a teaching fellow of International Development at Kimmage Development Studies Centre and Maynooth University, focusing on the role of business, NGOs and state in development and on Africa and the international system.  Through this work, he has built strong relationships with several NGOs in the Irish development education sector. David holds a PhD from Dublin City University which investigated trajectories of political and development transformation of African states from independence into the 21st Century.  In addition to research and teaching, he nurtures interest in extra-curricular activities promoting student engagement in active local and global citizenship.

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Are you a buyer looking to source ethically and sustainably from a new market? 

Are you an African producer looking to export to new markets? 

Are you an educator seeking resources on trade-not-aid development ideas?

If this is you, we want to speak to you!

Contact us today on info@proudlymadeinafrica.org

 

 

Sustainable Development Goals

Proudly Made in Africa is committed to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and our work particularly focuses on goals 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, and 10.

 

Registered Charity 18389