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lemlem Foundation is lemlem's philanthropic arm. Since 2006, we have been creating a pathway out of poverty for women artisans in Africa through programs that promote better access to healthcare, job opportunities, and responsible production.
The Foundation partners with social enterprises, supporting training to help women artisans in Ethiopia and Kenya build skills and prepare for jobs in Africa’s growing textile and fashion sector.
graduated from artisan skills trainings since 2017
of training & practice completed
in fashion sector jobs in Ethiopia & Kenya
earned on average by graduates
We support maternal and women’s health outreach, education, and services in communities along lemlem’s supply chain in Africa.
in partnership with
supported safe birth campaign
supported cervical cancer prevention
educated artisan communities
We depend on the generous support of a network of funding partners to help us create lasting impact for women artisans in Africa. You can help us through financial contributions, cause marketing collaborations, training & capacity building support