Sweater by Slumlove Sweater Co.
USA

Navy V Neck Sweater – $59

A classic style made from 100% acrylic yarn in Nairobi, Kenya, this sweater provides employment and opportunity for people living in one of the world's biggest slums.

Slumlove was founded in 2013 after the founder met Clare, a single mother who made sweaters in the slum; the goal has always been to create sustainable livelihoods for locals and to raise funds to help send children to school.

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Fairly Traded

Fairly TradedSlumlove Sweater Co. employs people in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, paying them a fair wage in safe working conditions, and helping to make a more sustainable community for them and their families. Slumlove are committed to transparency, and promise that they have overseen the production of their sweaters in ethical conditions from start to finish.

Gives Back

Gives BackSlumlove Sweater Co. works with a non-profit providing children in the slum of Kiberia, Kenya, with scholarships to help get them an education and break the cycle of poverty.

Their sweaters are made from acrylic yarn because this is the only kind of yarn they can currently source in large quantities nearby; they are committed to giving back to the community in as many ways as possible, including sourcing everything locally.