Soul of Africa

Soul of Africa is a charitable initiative and a self-sustainable project created to facilitate employment and funding aimed at helping orphans affected by AIDS through the sale of hand-stitched shoes. Unemployed and unskilled women in South Africa are trained to hand-stitch shoes, giving them the self-empowering abililty to become economically autonomous.The SOA Trust receives a percentage of sales from the shoes which it uses to develop projects focused around orphans affected by AIDS.

Soul of Africa

Soul of Africa
Photo from Progress Report 'With your help we are able to achieve our dreams and goals...' (view small | med | large | orig)

Soul of Africa Logo

Soul of Africa Logo
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you to all our supporters!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ladies at work in factory 2

Ladies at work in factory 2
Some of the ladies working at our factory. (view small | med | large | orig)

Ladies at work in factory

Ladies at work in factory
Some of the ladies working at our factory (view small | med | large | orig)

Close-up stitching

Close-up stitching
A close- up of the intricate stitching done by our ladies (view small | med | large | orig)