TORTOISE Kids Shirt Dark Green
100% cotton (organic) from Tanzania
Handmade and printed in Kenya
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Because the little ones present their clothes with the greatest challenge. Whether on two nimble legs or all fours: products for children and babies not only have to be beautiful, but also robust and comfortable. Our Kipepeo children's and baby clothing does both. This shirt with a large chest motif tells stories from everyday school life in Tanzania and Kenya, because there the motif was created as a small drawing in a schoolchild's exercise book during class.
Of course, organic cotton from local farmers was used for the production of the thick cotton fabric, and the shirt is also made and printed on family businesses in Tanzania and Kenya.
Thus, this shirt not only masters the challenges of the little ones in their everyday life but also our requirements for the fair and sustainable production of children's clothing at all levels with flying colors!
The manufacturing of all Kipepeo products, starting from the cultivation of organic cotton to the finished garment, takes place locally in Tanzania and Kenya.
This creates a holistic cycle based on fundamental principles of fairness, transparency and sustainability and, through an economic approach, supports social projects in East Africa.
Our Print Designs
The designs we print on Kipepeo products are drawn by pupils during regular school lessons such as natural history in schools in Tanzania and Kenya. Martin and Goodluck explain how the idea of Kipepeo Clothing came about and how the designs are created today.READ MORE...
Cultivation of Organic Cotton in Tanzania
Ashura and Zacharia from Biosustain Ltd. in Singida explain how (organic) cotton is cultivated within a small-scale rainfed agriculture in Tanzania, parameters of fair pricing for (organic) cotton and methods of keeping pests away by the use of natural fertilizers instead of chemical pesticides.READ MORE...
From Cotton to Fabric / Manufacturing and Dyeing of Fabrics
We show you how cotton is ginned, yarn is spun out of it and processed by large circular knitting machines into fabrics. Also, Aditya and Martin explain how the industrial wastewater from the dyeing process of textiles is recycled.READ MORE...
Sewing and Screen-Printing
The final production step comprises the cutting of fabrics which then are made ready to be printed with ecological screen printing. "Meet our Team"- Fridah, Sabine and Martin introduce to you our employees at Kiboko Leisure Wear in Kenya.READ MORE...
Social Commitment / Support for School Projects
Through the selling of Kipepeo products, we promote schools and education in East Africa. In the following, we show you to what extent our partner projects in Tanzania and Kenya have been supported by Kipepeo-Clothing since 2008. In recent years, Kipepeo-Clothing has received several awards for social and economic commitment. Amongst others, we received the renowned "Making a Difference" Award from Dr. Jane Goodall, we were honored in the "Land of Ideas" competition of the German Federal Government in the category "Economy" and we gained a top 3 ranking in the category "Business Partnerships" of the German Sustainability Award.READ MORE...