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Update on NaSo Kickstarter

By Mary Galvez on November 15, 2018

4 Days to Go!! Help Uyi push his Kickstarter over it’s goal!

Uyi Omorogbe ’19

Last month we ran an article by Uyi Omorogbe ’19 about his TIA venture NaSo. NaSo is a clothing company that creates modern, chic designs by accenting their clothing with West African prints. But NaSo represents more than just clothing. Their mission is to have a monumental impact on children’s lives all over Africa by improving their educational experience. They do this by having a percentage of all profits go to renovating schools in Africa’s rural villages so that students can learn in a safe and comfortable environment. At NaSo, they believe that every child in Africa deserves this opportunity. 

Uyi and team launched their Kickstarter campaign at a TIA-sponsored party on Friday, November 2. Well over 100 people attended the launch and NaSo raised a fair amount of money to ‘kickstart’ their campaign. NaSo has a goal of raising $45,000 by December 2.

A successful Kickstarter campaign means: 

  • The introduction of their first line;
  • The employment of local tailors in Nigeria to manufacture their clothing; 
  • The launch of a community effort by employing local carpenters and construction workers to renovate the first school; 
  • Students and teachers will have desks, chairs, proper roofing and bathrooms.

Kickstarter is all or nothing, so if the funding goal is not met, NaSo won’t receive any of the money raised thus far and everyone who backed the Kickstarter will be refunded. Please consider donating to the NaSo Kickstarter and help Uyi and his team realize their goal of improving educational opportunities in Nigerian villages. Make a difference and look good while doing it! 


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