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More from South Africa

On our third day in Johannesburg the KYP team took us to meet Daisy.  Daisy runs a sewing co-op in Soweto that makes some of the Tailored for Education uniforms! She has worked hard to secure contracts with the government … Continue reading

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I’ll be honest, this one really snuck up on me. It almost seems impossible that it was four years ago today when the idea for Tailored for Education began to take shape. It happened fast (Jess and I have one speed…we … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Tailored on the Town!

Please join us on October 15th to support our organization and celebrate our impact around the world with a night of cocktails, music and fashion!  You can help by inviting friends and family who might be interested in learning more about Tailored … Continue reading

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Today marks Tailored for Education’s THIRD birthday!  Truthfully, it is hard to imagine how quickly a small idea has turned into 15,000 uniforms and over 10,000 children reached. When I think about the last year all I can think about … Continue reading

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Like most of the world, we have been fixated on the over 200 Nigerian girls taken from their beds at boarding school in the dead of night. We spend a lot of time talking about the importance of education, and … Continue reading

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Week in Review

We woke up Monday morning to our inboxes full of inspiring photographs. The Kilptown Youth Program (KYP) held a ceremony to distribute uniforms to all of the children.  We love seeing these smiling faces so excited about their new uniforms! … Continue reading

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Status of Education in Kenya

Prior to 2007, Kenya was considered one of Africa’s success stories. It was a fledging democracy enjoying exceptional economic growth, with a thriving tourism industry and an optimistic population. Then in December 2007 violence broke out on a national scale … Continue reading

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Kenya Project Update: Dignitas Round 3

We have been so impressed working with The Dignitas Project in the Mathare Valley, a slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya.  We are on our third round of uniforms and were thrilled to see the below pictures of the fittings and … Continue reading

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Want to receive more frequent updates on Tailored for Education and the things that inspire us?  You can sign up and each time we do a new blog post it will be delivered straight to your email! All you have … Continue reading

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