Value Chain: Where does your work fit into the apparel value chain? [check all that apply]
Your Role: What is your relationship to the apparel industry? [check all that apply]
Advocate/Organizer, Designer, Factory Owner.
Target Population: What stakeholder groups do you engage or empower in your work? [check all that apply]
Consumers, Designers, Factory Owners, Researchers, Retailers - Specialty Store, Supplier - contractor, Supplier - subcontractor, Trading Companies, Women.
Lever for Change: Select up to 3 ways your work is helping to transform the industry.
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Training.
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers?
A Job is Not Enough: Low-Income Workers Cannot Secure Long-Term Well-Being, Sustainability is Not Yet in the DNA: Fast Fashion’s Current Model Disincentivizes Value-Driven Economies.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below?
Unite More than Voice: Tap into Community Capital and Collective Resources, Activate Local Know-how for Driving Solutions: Build Opportunities for Workers to Become Leaders.
Innovation Inspiration: When you first conceived of your project, did you think of it as applicable to the apparel industry?
If you answered "no" to the previous question, which industry was your project originally aimed at transforming?
● Replicating in the Apparel Industry: If your project didn't initially target the apparel industry, how are you specifically tailoring it to do so now?
Are you nurturing or inspiring others to be changemakers? If so, how?
YEVU mentors and trains youth through internships and seminars on encouraging entrepreneurial spirit amongst youth in Ghana
● Tell us about the partnerships that enhance your approach. How have you collaborated with others in the industry to increase your impact?
Looking forward we plan to pursue many collaborative opportunities that we have not had the capacity to pursue in the past