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Ellie Hughes

Brave Spotlight, Sseko Style

More Than a Pretty Face: Lamic Kirabo

We were honored to have the incredibly talented Lamic Kirabo as the face of our FW17 collection. Lamic will always hold a special place in Sseko’s heart as the first Ugandan model to rock the cover of our seasonal catalog. Besides being an amazing model, Lamic is a hard-working and inspiring individual. We hope you’re able to get to know Lamic a little better through this interview…

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How Sseko Does MLM Differently

One of our key tenets at Sseko Designs is “Ask hard questions.”

We welcome tough conversations with open arms! One conversation that we feel is important to jump into is that around the MLM (Multi-Level Marketing a.k.a. Direct Sales) business model.

Did you know that Sseko Designs is an MLM business? We weren’t always structured this way, but over the past few years we’ve made an intentional shift to sell products through our community of Sseko Fellows. As we dove into this sustainable business, we worked hard (and continue to work hard!) to create a model that is ethical and empowering every step of the way – for every woman involved, from those who create our products to those who sell them.

“But wait… isn’t an MLM a pyramid scheme?”

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Back to School Essentials That are Ethically Made

It’s that time of year again! Whether you’re headed back to school yourself, or shopping for someone who is, we’ve rounded up our top back to school picks to take your campus style to the next level.

(Oh, and we can’t neglect to mention that each of these items are from an ethical brand that is making the world a brighter place!)

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How To Avoid Isolation When You Work From Home

Thanks to technology, more and more jobs can be done from home. While the thought of being able to work in sweatpants is pretty enticing, many people find themselves fighting feelings of isolation when they spend the majority of their time working from home.

How can you embrace the flexibility of working from home without feeling totally shut off from the world?

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New Beginnings || Kari Pleggenkuhle

Here at Sseko we deeply believe that every great journey begins with a small step. The Sseko Fellows are a tribe of women that have embarked on such a journey to create opportunity and community for women here in the states, as well as for our sisters in East Africa. One of those Fellows, Kari Pleggenkuhle, recently took a step into our Fellows community. This is her New Beginnings story!

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New Beginnings || Cassie Fussle

Here at Sseko we deeply believe that every great journey begins with a small step. The Sseko Fellows are a tribe of women that have embarked on such a journey to create opportunity and community for women here in the states, as well as for our sisters in East Africa. One of those Fellows, Cassie Fussle, recently took a step into our Fellows community. This is her New Beginnings story!

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