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Exclusive: Meet Rayana Edwards, the amazing entrepreneur giving unemployed and uneducated South African women a new future in fashion.

Rayana Edwards is the director of Harem Consult, founder of Sari for Change, mother to five daughters, an entrepreneur, sustainable fashion consultant, life coach, and community change agent. Read more

Sewing circle at Soweto school enhances social fabric

Thabang Primary School chair Shadi Mogole teaches unemployed moms to sew school uniforms, thereby teaching them a skill that helps put food on the table. Read more

 Sacred upcycles old saris into luxe modestwear

Supported by the Islamic Fashion and Design Council, and founded by 38-year-old Nina McLamb of Gothenburg, Sweden, the design label Sacred is a cross-continental collaboration. Read more

 Sari for Change is more than just an upcycling fashion project

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting and wasteful in the world. After garments have been bought and worn out (some not worn out), they are discarded with, leading to over 84% of clothes ending up in landfills or being incinerated. Read more

 The Fashionistas of Transformation

How sharing can revolutionise the fashion industry. Read more

 Sacred at TFW by IFDC - 2017

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 Expresso Morning Show SABC 3 - AFI - The House of Nala

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