Each shoe sold helps supply college scholarships to women in Africa. Thanks to the power of fashion Sseko Designs is empowering and educating women one sandal at a time. Their mission is to contribute to the overall economic development of Uganda. The company’s profits pay for academically promising, but financially stressed, Uganda women to attend college while boosting east Africa’s turbulent economy. In addition to Sseko’s (pronounced say-ko) university bound team the organization seeks to empower women through design and also employs a fulltime team of ladies.
Jul 19, 2012
Founded by Liz Forkin-Bohannon, Sseko Designs is a Uganda based sandal company that has created the alternative to the average flip-flop. The company makes ultra-hip leather sandals with interchangeable fabric straps that can be styled in hundreds of ways. In fact, their site will give you numerous options. When you purchase a Sseko sandal you have a wide variety of interchangeable straps to choose from so you can switch them out depending on your outfit or mood that day.