Ecosandals is a global business that is founded, owned and operated in the Korogocho shantytown outside Nairobi, Kenya. The company produces and brands fashion forward footwear and apparel that are produced in part from recycled materials, including their trademark used tire soles. Ecosandals footwear has been featured in numerous fashion magazines, on CNN, Al Jazeera, South African and Canadian television. The company’s success in generating wealth for young adults has been recognized by the World Bank and the Youth Employment Summit. By utilizing technology, Ecosandals provides unskilled youth with little to no formal education the opportunity to earn a share of the brand premium of a global company. Everyone at Ecosandals learns how to produce, brand, market and deliver the company’s products at a fair price on the world market. Ecosandals and its American, European, Asian, Australian and African partners are thinking globally and walking locally. Visit Ecosandals at