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Partnering for Purpose

Uzwelo Bags, a brand born out of Expand a Sign’s need to re-cycle waste fabric from within the textile printing industry. We use our waste fabric that normally goes into landfills to make functional, stylish and affordable bags of all shapes and sizes. But it’s so much more than that… It’s about how lives could … Read morePartnering for Purpose

Our Partnership with Save The Children

Save The Children

Uzwelo Bags was started through Expand a Sign for the purposes of making stylish, unique and functional bags from waste polyester fabric (woven by Expandasign in Durban) that would otherwise end up on land-fills. We are strongly environmentally focused and believe we need to be solutions based and actively involved in supporting SA. Save the … Read moreOur Partnership with Save The Children

“Uzwelo Bags launch online store” – Fast Moving

Uzwelo Bags launch party Durban, South Africa

Expand a Sign recently launched the Uzwelo Bags initiative that sees thousands of metres of their waste textile fabric donated to teams of sewers from underprivileged backgrounds to make unique and truly South African bags (laptop bags, luggage suitcase covers, school backpacks, shopper bags, etc.) These sewing teams are able to earn a living that … Read more“Uzwelo Bags launch online store” – Fast Moving

“Uzwelo Bags now available online” – Berea Mail

Uzwelo Bags laptop bags

Due to the great response to Expand a Sign’s recently launched Uzwelo Bags initiative, an online e-commerce webshop has been created to sell the bags online. The initiative sees thousands of meters of Expand a Sign’s waste textile fabric donated to teams of sewers from underprivileged backgrounds to make unique and truly South African bags. … Read more“Uzwelo Bags now available online” – Berea Mail

“KZN initiative ‘Uzwelo Bags’ launches online store” – news24.com

Uzwelo Bags launch party - News24

Expand a Sign recently launched the Uzwelo Bags initiative that sees thousands of metres of their waste textile fabric donated to sewing teams from underprivileged backgrounds to make unique South African bags (laptop bags, luggage suitcase covers, school backpacks, shopper bags.) These sewing teams can earn a living that puts food on the table for their families, funds … Read more“KZN initiative ‘Uzwelo Bags’ launches online store” – news24.com

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