Batik Wrap Dress

$48.00

SKU: S- 106261

Fun and flirty, our wrap dress is sewn in Cape Coast, Ghana by Global Mamas. Cape Coast is home to Global Mamas largest and first production location. It was here that our founding Mamas came together in 2003 to produce the first Global Mamas product line.

Today the Cape Coast Global Mamas community comprises nearly 100 independent, women-owned businesses. In Cape Coast our Mamas are batikers and seamstresses who work from their own shops or from their homes.

  • 100% cotton
  • Shown with Seamless Tank Camisole, Item # 65369
  • Machine wash cold, tumble dry low, medium iron if needed, do not bleach
  • Handmade in and fairly traded from Ghana
Sizing in inches/cm Chest Length
S 37 / 94 35.25 / 89.5
M 39 / 99 35.75 / 91
L 42.5 / 108 36.25 / 92
XL 45 / 114 36.75 / 93

Global Mamas is the name brand for goods produced through the efforts of Women in Progress, an international not-for-profit organization assisting women of Africa in attaining independence. All proceeds made by Global Mamas' sales go directly to the women producing the merchandise and to the development programs carried out by Women in Progress.

Sales of Global Mamas' products provide dignity to African women who are now able to earn an honest living through the production of handmade batik and beaded products. By helping women to help themselves, Global Mamas is taking small steps towards helping end Africa's dependence on foreign aid and creating a sustainable society.

Before joining Global Mamas, Lydia Wright struggled to provide for her three young children while her husband lives and works in Nigeria. Her orders would peak during the holiday season, but she had very little work the rest of the year, and was forced to let go three of her apprentices.

Since becoming a "Global Mama" herself, Lydia has expanded her business and increased revenue by 150%, brought on additional employees, opened an account with Progressive Women's Credit Union to save for future expenses, purchased a sewing machine, and paid school admission fees for her daughter. Lydia is well on the road towards successful small business ownership.

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Nice dress but...

Unfortunately this will have to go back. Liked the design but the fit was so off. I have a smaller bust than the 37 inches and the dress was way too tight in the shoulders. Plus not sure what was up with the chemical feel of the dress. It has a stiff and starchy feeling that I would not expect for a cotton fabric.

We're sorry to hear that this product did not meet your expectations. Please contact our customer service department for a replacement or a refund.
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