Updated: May 24, 2021
If you're looking for stylish backpacks to add to your wardrobe, check out Africa On My Back.
Africa On My Back is a celebration of past, present, and future. Their durable and lightweight Kente-print backpacks provide students and professionals with a stylish, yet functional, connection to African culture and heritage. Their backpacks and other accessories are handmade by artisans in Ghana, West Africa. Selling at artisanal markets has become the second largest source of income in the developing world, and Africa On My Back gives small-scale African producers access to the $1 trillion African-American market.
Africa On My Back brings an authentic African products to the diaspora and rest of world. Their social impact mission is to provide study abroad opportunities for Brilliant Black Boys, an initiative that seeks to empower African-American young men through international study abroad opportunities. Carry Africa Everyday.
Owner: Shannette Prince
Social Media IG: @Africaonmyback
Key words: Fashion Backpacks