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Good Soles Flourish in Ethiopia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 11, 2009


soleRebelsShoeBest wishes for the Ethiopian New Year from “The Toronto Star”

Traditional Ethiopian shoe updated into footwear with universal appeal

“The idea of a `green business’ or `Earth friendly’ is a bit of a faddish label that doesn’t express the value of who and what we are, Ethiopia is one of the last authentically organic environments in which cotton is grown. Owing to the privations endured here, most small-scale cotton farmers never use anything more complex than animal dung as fertilizer.”

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