Ethiopian shoemaker takes great strides

October 1, 2012   // 0 Comments

  Eight years ago Ethiopia's Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu decided to sell cool colourful shoes made of recycled materials, including car tyres. The company which she started, SoleRebels, would soon become the planet's first fair trade green footwear firm - certified by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) - and is now one of Ethiopia's most thriving businesses. At the moment it sells its ...

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