passionate Capitalism' is key for fashion and lifestyle brand, Harkiss Designs. The lifestyle accessories brand serves up beautifully handcrafted pieces with the simple intent to not only create trendy jewelry and accessories for women, but also to give back to deserving communities.
Harkiss Designs is a social enterprise specializing in finely crafted lifestyle accessories. These unique handcrafted designs were woven together by handpicked East African artisans who are fighting to help build strong, sustainable economic futures. The East African artisans fashion the products with coconut wood, horn, leather, beads, and traditional Kikoy or hand woven fiber. Harkiss designs not only focuses on crafting ethically sourced accessories, but also extending a portion of their profits to the community.
A percentage of Harkiss Designs' sales go to LEND a HAND UGANDA-USA, a charitable organization that works to give vulnerable and orphaned children in Kampala, Uganda a real chance. Harkiss is extremely determined to make the change that the young people of Uganda deserve, and appreciate all support by purchases through Harkiss Designs or by making donations to LEND a HAND UGANDA-USA.
Harkiss Designs is headed by Harriet Zaffoni, both a businesswoman and a philanthropist, who is making it her mission to strengthen families and communities in Uganda. By offering job training and education to East African communities Harkiss Designs is helping to develop marketable skills to these families.