Programs

AFDEC-SKILL UP PROGRAM

The importance of acquiring a skill in our modern world cannot be over emphasized. It creates jobs, encourages self reliance and dependency, promotes livelihood, decreases over dependence on white collar jobs, reduces crime rate, and diversifies the economy, opening up several ripples of opportunities not only for the local economy but also for international trade. […]

AFDEC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – “SHE MAKES IT HAPPEN”

“She Makes It Happen” is AFDEC’s annual conference for women in Fashion and related Industry. The Conference provides community, connections, motivation, and inspiration, experience sharing, networking and discussion on broad range of issues surrounding the progress of Women and their journey in the Creative and Fashion Industry. The past edition of the conference has been […]

THE CRAFTS AND PEACE FESTIVAL

The Crafts and Peace festival was born out of the need for a global expression of our local creativity and promotion of our rich heritage of peaceful co-existence despite our huge diversity. The festival creates an inspiring atmosphere of friendship, harmony and unity leading to ripples of endless positive possibilities including international exchange, sustainable recycling, […]

FASHION WOMENTORING SERIES

Frankly put, women face a lot of unfair pressures from husband, family, relatives, friends, neighbours and the list go on and on. These painful pressures are some of the reasons why a lot of women-owned businesses are very small. Although they start off doing well, but they just remain small because they have to work […]

CREATIVE WOMEN BUSINESS WORKSHOP (CWBW)

A one day Fashion Business Leadership program optimized to meet the essential needs of women running micro or small creative enterprises. Our workshops are designed to motivate, challenge and connect female leaders from different backgrounds and growth-stages in fashion business. We ensure our learning environments are friendly, conducive and exciting to stimulate creative growth as […]

GIVE HER A PUSH (GHAP)

While the Global apparel market is valued at over 3 Trillion Naira, Research shows that over $1 billion is spent annually to import fabrics and that Nigerian fashion , garment and Footwear industry is worth over 890 billion Naira. This represents a huge market gap and opportunity for upcoming local operators The fashion industry has […]

AFDEC Fashion Enterprise Trainings

Through our strong culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, we provide Expert, Practical, Participatory and Effective trainings on: Fashion Business Trainings: General Fashion Business Management trainings: these include – Business Plan development, Customer Service, Brand development, Proposal writing, Team building, Human resources, Book keeping and accounting, Online marketing, Leadership trainings, Legal matters, event planning etc. Specialized […]