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Fashion for a Cause – ndomo

Posted in West Africa on October 21st, 2009 by Edward Bussa – Be the first to comment
ndomo gallery

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One of the first things we did upon arriving in Segou is visit a place called “ndomo” where various natural techniques are used to dye and stylize cotton cloth. ¬†Traditional and innovative natural techniques use mud, leaves, vegetables and minerals to provide color and pattern on cotton cloth. ¬†Although ndomo seeks to document and preserve these techniques, their primary mission is to use these activities to provide direction and socialization to disadvantaged young men.¬† read more »