Adire Oodua Textile Hub

Founded by The Africa Fashion Week Initiative of Nigeria in Collaboration With His Imperial Majesty The Ooni of Ife

THE ADIRE OODUA TEXTILE HUB, ILE IFE |  CLICK TO VISIT ADIRE OODUA WEBSITE


Adire Oodua Textile Hub, is the first phase of a cultural centre that is being built on 30,000 square meters of land with a vision to engage and upskill the youths and increase women empowerment through the sophisticated artisanship of indigenous textile manufacturing and entrepreneurship.

The hub was declared open within the premises of the Ife Ground Resorts, Ile-Ife and also offers free Training Empowering Women and Youth in capacity building and wealth creation

Ooni Ogunwusi revealed that the ancient Adire textile is an agelong tradition of Ife, from where he said it was taken to the Abeokuta by the Egbas and other parts of the world.

Princess Ronke Ademiluyi the founder of Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria and Co – founder of the Adire Oodua Textile Hub explained that the vision is to empower women and youths so that they will be productively engaged enabling them to become self sustainable

The Adire Hub has started working with the textile department of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and this will be extended to other tertiary institutions across the country to use the hub for industrial training.

The Adire Hub is a viable means of youth empowerment,
It will used for cultural exchange programs in collaboration with some of our education partners like Henley’s Business School UK. Parsons Design School NY. University of Northampton and many more.

The textile hub aims to provide a lot of wealth creation opportunities for the local artisans in Ile-Ife who work with us and the hub will enable them to increase their production capacity and generate sustainable involved for themselves.

The hub will engage in the use of sustainable practices, including researching and using dyes that are not harmful to the environment like the use of Elu leaf in Ile-Ife, which is also known as the indigo leaf and other vegetable based dyes that are organic with no chemicals.

Visit the Official Pages
Websitewww.adireoodua.com
Email – info@adireoodua.com
Call/SMS – (+234)8179195815
Location – Ile-Ife Grand Resort hotel complex, Ife, Osun State
Facebook – /adireoodua
Instagram – /adireooduahub
Twitter – /africafwl

The hub will offer intensive practical training programs:

Through our Textile Design Academy. offering training in

  • TIE & DYE
  • STAMP BATIK
  • STENCIL BATIK
  • STAMP BATIK
  • ELEKO LOCAL BATIK
  • ALABERE NEEDLE WORK
  • MARBLING
  • MODERN BATIK
  • ANKARA BATIK
  • FREE HAND BATIK
  • STENCIL PRINT
  • SCREEN PRINT
  • HAND BLOCK PRINT

Email: adire@africafashionweeklondonuk.com for more information