About The Brand
Akola means “she works” in a local Ugandan dialect. We provide life-changing job opportunities by employing women in Uganda to make each Akola piece.
When a woman is employed by Akola, she is more likely to keep her kids in school, gain the skills to generate additional income, and operate as a leader in her community.
100% - of Akola women have a bank account
63% - of Akola women own land or a home
42% - of Akola women have an entrepreneurial business
Beautiful Craftsmanship. These earrings are absolutely beautiful. Wore them to a party and received compliments all evening.