Africa! Ignite

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  • 5/7 Hampden Road, 3 Hampden Court
  • 4001 Durban
  • South Africa


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Africa! Ignite is participating at Ambiente 2017 through the export coaching programme of CBI.

CBI, Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries, Presenting undiscovered suppliers from around the world.

The market is always on the lookout for new, undiscovered products and reliable suppliers. CBI offers you the best way to find them. For more than 40 years, CBI has successfully linked suppliers from around the world to the EU market. All suppliers are intensively coached and trained by CBI, strengthening their competitive export position and preparing them to enter your market.

CBI and the suppliers are looking forward to meeting you at their 6 CBI pavilions in Ambiente.

Under the title “Linking Maker and Market”, CBI showcases the finest curated collection of products in the foyer of hall 11.0. Visit the individual suppliers in hall 10.1, stands C51 and C71.

Under the title “Fair Trade Finest”, CBI showcases a refreshing, carefully selected fair trade collection in the foyer of hall 11.0. Visit the individual Fair Trade Finest suppliers in hall 10.0, stand B29 and in hall 10.1, stand C74.

Africa!Ignite is a Durban-based non-profit rural enterprise development agency that works across rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our purpose is to create opportunities for people in rural and other marginalised communities to reach their full potential so that they can improve their lives and those of their families.

Providing access to markets is a critical area of enterprise development support for rural craft producers across KwaZulu-Natal, most of whom are women who often support families on their own.

We build ethical trading relationships with and provide a range of capacity-building services to these craft producers, providing market access and improving technical and business skills. In this way, we create sustainable opportunities for craft producers to earn an income from their craft.

Africa!Ignite is a provisional member of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).

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Africa!Ignite brings to the global market a range of décor and gifts items imbued with the exquisite hand craft, vibrant colours and iconic patterns of Zulu craft heritage.

Each handmade item combines contemporary and traditional design and material and is produced by a network of rural craft producers across KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our unique Langazela Collection features hand-embroidery on recycled polypropylene bags and includes cushion covers, placemats and a range of shopper and accessory bags.

We also offer a range of handmade items made from colourful glass beads and wire.

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

Ambiente 2017

10.02.2017 - 14.02.2017 Hall: 10.1 Stand: C 51