Artisan Connect


Date : 2010-02-15 02:12:45

DescriptionAcoma is a cooperative of weavers established in 1978 by a Catholic priest with the goal of helping young people from the countryside who have moved to the urban setting of Dakar. They sell through their production-site retail shop, exhibitions, local designers, private label corporate gifts, and individual retail stores. The manager Victor Sagna has been with the organization for 27 years and has received extended business training from a Canadian NGO. As of the writing of this directory they have applied and are waiting for fair trade status from EFAT. The production building and retail shop were donated by a Swiss NGO, they are currently financially selfsustaining. (PRODUCTS - Travel bags, totes, handbags, small wallets, pouches, and private label silk screened corporate gifts such as folders and computer bags)

Street AddressKm 2 av. Cheikh Anta Diop



Name of InstitutionACOMA

Phone(221) 823 8303



Type of ActivityArtisan / Artisan Group


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