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Founded in 2016 by Rebecca Fordham, previously holding senior positions at BBC Newsnight, the Marine Stewardship Council and the UN. She continues to advice foundations, NGOS and businesses about child protection.
She led UNICEF's global Child Protection communications, launching the Children's Business Rights and Principles Initiative and overseeing emergency response teams in Libya.
Blending her life long love affair with African culture and unique knowledge of artistry around the world, she created a skill sharing platform to showcase designers, technology and creative collaboration.
Our pieces are made in Accra, Ghana at Kadling Factory and Edtex Batik and Halo London. An ethical factory operating in London for over 30 years, a London Living Wage employer.
Combining England's world renowned tailoring expertise with Ghana's craftsmanship and textile heritage, resulting in the first 100% ethically sourced sleepwear collection.
Every element of the product links back to the brand’s values. Each purchase comes in a handmade, locally sourced laundry bag tied with recycled glass beads.
Empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, men, families and communities.
We are proud to provide sustainable employment to over 45 women. A huge achievement in itself, we go beyond financial development. Our partner foundation trains excluded and homeless women, providing stipends and personal development programmes.
These implementations lead to reduced absenteeism and better productivity. So it's not just the right thing to do but makes sense business too. Tales of Thread sits on the Global Partnership to Violence Against Children Corporate Board Advisory.