Creating Economic Empowerment Opportunities

Bosisi Designs is a fashion company that believes in hiring and training opportunities that will change women’s lives. Our seamstresses learn sewing skills and techniques to produce high quality bags using gorgeous South African fabrics like ‘shweshwe’ with its bold colors and geometric designs.

Mavis has been working since 2015 and sews to earn money to support her kids and extended family. She is paying school fees and improving the next generation to succeed. Opportunities can be the difference between poverty and progression to a better life.

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The Bosisi Designs Story

A Fashion Company with a Mission

Making an impact in women's lives is good for the individual women, but also the larger community. We have Strength In Sisterhood to support each other and make a difference. Our Mission to give underserved women an opportunity to work and become financially independent is critical to creating a world that stronger, safer, happier, healthier and more educated.

Come join our community and buy a Bosisi Designs bag; not just because it is beautiful, but because it will make you feel good wearing it, knowing that it is helping a woman to succeed.

South African Shweshwe Fabric & Prints

Bold colors and stunning geometric patterns make Bosisi bags unique. We call them ‘happy’ colors because they enliven your day.

Shweshwe is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used for traditional South African clothing. Colorful bags make you feel happy and invigorated. It’s no surprise that color can have a powerful effect on your emotions. Colors can feel energizing and make you feel more alert, grabbing your attention and showing your joy.


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