Since it started back in 1991, Akente Express has been Denver’s most complete African shopping center—Period. We carry a hand-selected collection of the finest kente cloth, African art and crafts, as well as beauty products. Denver-based and family owned & operated—we’re proud to source and import all of our products, responsibly.
K Shoes Foundation is an award winning 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created and supported by the founders of K Shoes. K Shoes is a fair-trade shoes enterprise in Kibera with a global social impact mission. Kibera is the largest urban slum in Africa located in Nairobi, Kenya, with 75 percent of the population under the age of 18.
Our mission is to support youth in Kenya to establish educational opportunities, leadership development through scholarships and mentoring programs, for long term outcomes of meaningful and sustainable development and economic self sufficiency.