ZuluGal Retro is a proudly South African brand that values creativity and wants to harness artistic talent by providing a platform of expression, exposure and empowerment to socioeconomically marginalized
youth in and beyond KwaZulu Natal Region. This Durban based social enterprise recycles and up-cycles flexible laminated packaging into fashion accessories (bags, purses, backpacks, jewellery and homedeco items) handcrafted by unemployed differently abled youth and their caregivers. ZuluGal Retro’s solution combines art, design and craft knowledge with business to produce products that support the move towards sustainable fashion, while creating job opportunities. Through sales of eco-friendly crafts,
differently abled youth and caregivers gain economic independence and the dignity of marginalized differently abled youth and caregivers is restored. ZuluGal Retro social enterprise is registered as a PTY
entity, 100% black youth and black female owned by Ms. Nozipho Zulu (Founding creative Director).
HOW WE WORK
WE SOURCE MATERIALS
We work with bigger manufacturers to recycle their exess or faulty packaging.
WE START WEAVING
We work with local differently-abled crafters to weave together the recycled material.
WE LINE & ZIP
We make sure all the bagsare lined and zipped, ready to hold your precious cargo.
YOU GET YOUR BAG
After assembling your ZuluGal bag, we get it ready to ship off to you.
OUR SOCIAL IMPACT
Through sales of eco-friendly crafts, differently abled youth & caregivers gain economic independence. Youth & Women Empowerment:
Dignity of differently abled youth and caregivers restored as they
are reintegrated into our socio-economic spheres
We empower the differently abled, so that disability can be
viewed as a form of diversity and not inability.
Production of our eco-friendly crafts enables us to contribute
towards reduction of our carbon footprint on the planet.
ZuluGal Wristlet Purses
ZuluGal Coin Purses
Phone : +27 734464360
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Location : Durban, South Africa