Minka

Minka is a social design brand of fashion accesories, our mission is to empowering women in vulnerable condition through job creation. Products are made by incarcerated women at the ‘Centro Penitenciario de San Joaquín’ and women from ‘Estación Central’. Minka is providing training in fabric recycling techniques, basic design, and entrepreneurship tools. The talented artisans receive 30% to 50% of profits. Minka maximizes its positive impacts by reutilizing garment and industrial waste that otherwise would have gone to landfills. The goal is to provide quality employment for women, with the opportunity to increase self-esteem and financial independence, and promote fashion with positive social impact.

Founders

Ignacia Nuñez y Andrea Nuñez