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Sarah Manion

Kigali, Rwanda

Designer & Founder

Member since January 14, 2013

I have always loved to create. After my first trip to Africa following high school, I committed myself to a life on the continent and at some point strayed from the arts to pursue development.

Years later, I now realized that traditional development strategies can be greatly enhanced through artistic creativity and innovation.

I currently live in Kigali, Rwanda where, among other things, I work with artisan cooperatives to create new products using traditional local materials. I am looking for new ways to grow and expand my belief in art as economic driver.

My Work Samples / View all (5) Work Samples

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Meaningful change in Africa, by design

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design