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Afrika Handmade Symposium, Oct. 2-3 2014 @ Jacaranda Hotel – Westlands

Craft Afrika
A two day gathering on contemporary craft and design;

Dates: October 2-3, 2014
Venue: Jacaranda Hotel – Westlands

Find more info on http://craftafrika.org/afrika-handmade/

September 22, 2014 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment

Craft Afika’s – Afrika Handmade Symposium Pre-Launch Event, Aug. 14 2014 @ Shalom House

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Craft Afrika will on 14th August, 2-5pm, host a pre-event launch for the annual Afrika Handmade symposium.

About Afrika Handmade symposium
Afrika Handmade is developed as strategic activity under our market development program. The 2 day event, scheduled for 2nd-3rd October 2014, will seek to generate visibility for the contemporary craft and design sector in Kenya, thereby opening up new market opportunities especially at the domestic and regional levels.
It will also provide a rare opportunity for multi stakeholder discussions on a range of issues surrounding the craft and design sector in Kenya.

Entry to the launch event is free, though registration through this link is advised http://bit.ly/1sMTTgm.

For more information about Craft Afrika and our programs, visit our blog http://bit.ly/1jhuNzx

August 11, 2014 at 9:04 am 1 comment

Early Bird Registration for Afrika Handmade Symposium, Oct. 2-3 2014 @ Jacaranda Hotel – Westlands

Craft Afrika

Visit their site for online registration and to find more info. on the symposium

July 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm 4 comments

Jumpstart Thursday: Big Branding for Small Business, Apr. 3 2014 @ Creatives Garage – Ngong Road

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Craft Afrika in collaboration with LONDONAIROBI.com and Biz Baz Events invites you to Jumpstart Thursday- the bi-monthly networking forum for craft makers.

See poster for details and please note the change of location from our usual meeting venue at Shalom House.

Due to limited space, registration through this link is a prerequisite>> http://bit.ly/1fCyhcW.

Please register to avoid being turned away.

March 27, 2014 at 2:19 pm 4 comments

Craft Afrika’s Jumpstart Thursday: All About Craft Fairs, Feb. 20 2014 @ Shalom House

JT poster 20Feb
This February 20th, 2-5pm at Shalom House, Craft Afrika will be talking all about craft fairs with the names behind the best of them in Nairobi:

- Kealleigh Bell- Ngong Racecourse Christmas Fair
– Caroline Mbindyo- Bizarre Bazaar Craft Festival
– Lynette Anderson- Nairobi Fashion Market
– Claire Niala- Waldorf Eco Fair

Take a break from work and come through to the ONLY such networking forum for crafters! Share ideas and information, exchange resources and learn from the best in the craft fair business.

PLUS we are giving you an opportunity to show and tell. If you have a product that you would like to get feedback on- this is your chance! Indeed, given how busy these four ladies are, this is an opportunity you DO NOT want to miss.

Register here for free

February 12, 2014 at 2:48 pm 2 comments

Event: Valentines Art Affair, Feb. 8 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Valentines
Kuona Trust is organising the first ever Valentines Art Affair featuring all our Kuona artists.

This one day sale is your perfect opportunity to buy an affordable art piece from your favorite artist as well as get that special person a gift they will treasure for a long time to come. Art is a way of expressing how we feel.
Show you’re loved how you feel this valentine by buying them an exceptional gift from our line-up of vendors who include Micheal Soi, Rift Valley Leather, Sidai Jewellery, Craft Afrika, Mali ya Mali, Wazawazi, Adorn Me and many more.

There will be various activities for one to join in such making of hand- made cards, order your portraits done by our skilled artists , purchase engraved glass from a master glass artist, have your photos taken by professionals in our one of a kind photo booth and get them custom framed.

Date: Saturday 8th February 2014
Venue: Kuona Trust
Time: 10 am – 4pm

Also, enjoy good music, food and drinks as you encounter a unique shopping experience.

February 4, 2014 at 6:13 pm Leave a comment

Call for Applications to the 2nd Cycle of Training- Craft Enterprise Incubation Program, by Jan. 31 2014

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Call for applications to the second cycle of training- Craft Enterprise Incubation Program [CEIP14].

The 12 week program – 19 March to 6 June 2014 – is specifically designed for the craft sector. It focuses on sharing knowledge, tools and networks that enable young designer-makers to create profitable craft enterprises.

The program also feature a mentorship component, access to micro loans through our partner Kiva and market linkages opportunities.

Every training cycle accepts only 10 students to allow for one on one interaction.
There are 5 partial scholarships worth 10,000Ksh each on offer through sponsorship by Biz Baz Events, organizers of the Bizarre Bazaar craft festival.

Application deadline is 31 January 2014 at midnight.

For more information about Craft Afrika and the program, visit our blog www.craftafrika.org or email craft@craftafrika.org

January 14, 2014 at 10:45 am Leave a comment

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