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Nike had a vision. 

Piece & Co. brought it to life.

Piece & Co. created textiles with an inspiring group of women.

Learn about their incredible story and product.

Piece & Co. Partnered with

a peer-driven cooperative for refugee women and girls in eastern Africa.

  • All women are sole-providers for their families.
  • Participants are trained in production and business management.
  • The collective fosters economic independence fueled by steady employment and job skills.

The collective is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

The collective is located in Nairobi, Kenya.


Tie Dye: an African Tradition

Tie Dye is an ancient technique passed down through generations of African women.

  • Tie dye plays an integral role in daily life. The fabrics are worn as head scarves, aprons, special attire, and even serve as baby blankets and carriages.
  • Tie Dye is a source of livelihood, heritage, and creativity. It is a point of interaction and sharing of ideas.
  • Nike's Air Rift, inspired by Kenyan runners, was the perfect collaboration for this beautiful craft.

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I would like Nike and their customers to know that buying these shoes will motivate me to dream even bigger.
— Ayantu
These shoes support the women in our community and our children. I am really lucky to be part of this community.
— Josephine
Before we had work, we had no dreams for the future, but this artisan community has changed us in so many ways.
— Mary