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admin / April 23, 2017

Uncommon Union & Kate Spade’s On Purpose


Uncommon Union has worked with Kate Spade’s On Purpose program based in Masoro, Rwanda. On Purpose provides training to the women of Masoro to make Kate Spade products, manage shipping, and business side operations. The goal is to incubate an independent and self sufficient business which is supported by the local community and can compete in global markets. Due to the innovative nature of this model, which is so much more than a jobs program, details of the program are not well understood by the public and broader professional community. Uncommon Union was enlisted to tell this inspiring story in hopes of encouraging other business to emulate it. Read more at Kate Spade.