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T-Shirts for Change

T-Shirts for Change

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Nicole Jowett has created a multi-faceted new model for giving back. Her T-Shirts for Change is a profit for purpose T-Shirt and apparel brand that supports the causes you care about. 50% of proceeds from every t-shirt sold are donated to the associated charity cause. She tells us more.

Please introduce yourself.

My name is Nicole Jowett, I live in Johannesburg and I’m the founder of T-Shirts for Change.

Tell us about how T-Shirts for Change started.

In 2017, I started to become more aware of women’s rights issues in the media.  I wanted to express my alignment with women’s rights through a t-shirt but couldn’t find the exact t-shirt I wanted in any stores.  I decided to have one made myself; it...

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