Ocean Sole is a Kenyan ocean conservation group based by Julie Church in 1999. Impressed by the toys kids had been making out of the flip-flops washing up on the seashores of Kiwayu, Julie inspired their moms to gather, wash, and reduce the discarded flip-flops into colourful merchandise.
For the reason that starting of the mission, Ocean Sole cleaned up over 1,000 tonnes of flip-flops from the Ocean and waterways of Kenya. It additionally supplies regular revenue for low-income Kenyans, who receives a commission for accumulating the discarded flip-flops from seashores. Ocean Sole additionally contributes over 10% of their income to marine conservation programmes.
Ocean Sole say their actions should make a distinction – by offering revenue, training and meals for these in want. “We make enjoyable artwork so individuals, corporations and charities do not forget that the Ocean wants our assist,” mentions their web site. Take a look at their stunning flip-flop artwork within the gallery under!
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