Kwame Baah Shoes
Alleviating poverty in Ghana with handcrafting footwear.
Raised to Date: Raised: $63,133
Aggregate Commitments $
Rolling Commitments $
Do you love stylish, funky, and comfy shoes….and do you love making a difference in the world? Do you love helping people? If you said yes, then think about investing in Kwame Baah Shoes. Their stylish shoes are handcrafted by artisans in Ghana, meaning that when you buy their shoes, you’re not just buying style fashion -- you’re helping the artisan who made it.
Kwame Baah Shoes is here to make a difference. Their mission is to “alleviate poverty by providing sustainable, economically just employment for skilled artisans in Ghana,” and that is exactly what they’re doing. Kwame Baah shoes are stylish, funky, and fresh, blending contemporary design with traditional Ghanaian fabrics, all while providing Ghana men and women with a strong job, living wage, and skill set. So far, Kwame has experienced an 11.25% profit growth YoY from 2015-2017; they’ve registered more than $135,000 in sales in just 2017; and they’ve secured a wholesale account with Free People. The founder, George Kwame Baah, grew up in impoverished conditions in Ghana, so he understands how much impact his company is having -- and can continue to have.
The Bottom Line:
Kwame Baah Shoes is combining fashion with helping people, and that’s a style we can all support and wear with pride. This company is out to change the world … one handcrafted, funky Ghana-inspired shoe at a time.
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