Company gives training to individual and groups which helps them be self-sustaining and create opportunities for others by generating income. Networks in groups such as Tanzania Gatsby Trust (TGT) and Artisans Development Agency in Tanzania (ADAT). Marvelous Flotea is a 15 year old textile workshop based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Nationally recognized for their production of batik and embroidered cotton textiles, Marvelous Flotea employs over 15 workers and has been exporting to Europe and the Americas for more than 3 years.
Marvelous Flotea began producing clothing for the local community but has found international success with their beautiful table top and home decor items. Pillows, table runners, duvet covers, bags, and curtain panels are just a few of the items currently found in their collections.
Their products feature patterns based in the African tradition but adapted for a more contemporary audience. Animal prints, flora embroidery, and cowry shell appliqués are all part of this dynamic and alluring line. Custom patterns and colors can be used to produce a line exclusive to your needs.
Marvelous Flotea is the result of the efforts of owner Flotea Masawe, a compassionate woman who is dedicated to maintaining the health and prosperity of her workers through fair wages and job training throughout the community; she is currently in the process of expanding her facilities to include more space for community development workshops and increased production capacity.
Marvellous Flotea has managed to attend various exhibitions and Trade Fairs and has customers not only in Africa, but also in Europe and the United States of America.
Description from COFTA website
Fairtrade or Similar, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:
Location (Town, City, District or Region)
Dar es Salaam
Postal Address (Main Contact)
Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam, P. O. Box 1751, Tanzania