Rise with Us

We share updates and analyze our impact through our Rise with Us news blog and impact reports. Learn more.

Meet Our Leadership

Meet Our Leadership

Meet the people who keep MFC Tie-Dye Inc. flowing. This starts with our board of directors - DL, Julia & Sarah - and continues with our first workshop partner in Ghana, Matilda. We are also assisted by project advisors who contribute their experience with local disability rights work - Joyce and Billy.
Month #8<br>(January 2017)

Month #8
(January 2017)

The workshop operates independently for a month without any on-site support, producing the spring Galaxies collection. Website design and marketing efforts are assessed to prepare for a major sales push.
Month #7<br>(December 2016)

Month #7
(December 2016)

A pilot knitting program for home work and a pilot taxi transport program are started. Water management is discussed, and the workshop goes on holiday after making new products including laptop cases.
Month #6<br>(November 2016)

Month #6
(November 2016)

The workshop switches to repurposed cotton t-shirts and reclaimed zippers to improve financial and environmental sustainability. The I Found the World winter collection of products is finished and shipped.
Month #5<br>(October 2016)

Month #5
(October 2016)

100 yards of organic cotton arrive from Mali, a cloth-maker with a daughter with an intellectual disability is hired as the workshop scales up production, and a local peanut cake business is added for diversification.
Month #4<br>(September 2016)

Month #4
(September 2016)

Ruby Is Respectful fall products are finished with an embroidered MFC logo and shipped to our distributing partner. The workshop adds a paper-making program, and an impact assessment tool is in development.
Month #3<br>(August 2016)

Month #3
(August 2016)

1) Validate   2) Describe What We Did: A. Two Full-Time Seamstresses / Tailors Begin Grace, a seamstress with a physical disability, and Benjam...
Month #2<br>(July 2016)

Month #2
(July 2016)

Workshop construction project finishes and an accessible bathroom is started as well as the installation of a rainwater capturing system. Employee recruitment begins, and organic cotton is imported.
Month #1<br>(June 2016)

Month #1
(June 2016)

MFC is born with its name, vision, and first partner, who undertakes a tie-dye apprenticeship. As construction begins on an expanded, accessible workshop, Matilda manufactures prototype designs.
How Rise Works

How Rise Works

The RISE tool is a social impact assessment process that uses social media, monthly video updates, and quarterly reports to analyze the financial, social, environmental, and health-related sustainability for all stakeholders.