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The Swahili Coast Cooperative

Empowered Women, Empower Women

“All I can say is, keep on supporting us. I’ll use this opportunity to lift the lives of other people from the region.” – H. {Partner Artisan} Happy International Women’s Day! Today is a day of huge importance at Swahili Coast.   Of all the challenges we’re working to solve, we’re hugely passionate about lifting…

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What Is A Worker-Owned Cooperative?

The model of the worker-owned cooperative is used all over the world, but is less familiar to many Americans. We fund cooperative development through our sales and we prioritize working with co-ops whenever possible–our main partners in Kenya and Tanzania are worker-owned co-operatives. While co-ops can vary widely in structure, size, and industry, the basic…

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