AMMA trains and employs mothers living in the Sri Lankan highlands to turn food waste and plants into natural dyes. Sustainable textiles, ethically handmade.
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Read more about AMMA on the following blogs….
Sept 2019: Behind the Seams
AMMA was included in TRAID’s most recent booklet about sustainable fashion and the projects they are supporting worldwide.
Sept 2019: Cause Artist Podcast
Jazzmine Raine interviewed AMMA Founder, Josie for episode 8 of the Impact India podcast. With a focus on the fashion industry, life on Sri Lanka’s tea estates and AMMAs training program.
Sept 2019: Harpy Magazine
Harpy is a UK based online magazine that focuses on writing about feminist discussion and under represented voices. Josie was interviewed by Maria Osvalds at the AMMA workshop.
Deborah is a wonderful photographer, who kindly offered her time to take the photos you see on this website. She shares some thoughts alongside her beautiful images on her journal.
A look at the issues that AMMA aims to solve.
AMMA founder Josie writes a blog post for AMMA funding partner TRAID. She writes about how and why she set up AMMA and some of the difficulties facing women living in the Sri Lankan highlands.
The Circle NGO
AMMA founder Josie is interviewed by The Circle member Dushy Rabinath. Josie talks about paying a living wage and the key mission of AMMA.
Sascha Pare writes about her experience spending a few weeks working along side the mothers at the AMMA workshop.
[All credit goes to Sascha for coming up with the beautiful embroidered plant 'recipes' featured on each of our scarfs.]
Wunder Workshop are a London based functional food brand making organic turmeric based products, using Sri Lankan grown turmeric.
Warren & Josie spoke about their lifestyle and purpose living in the Sri Lankan highlands running AMMA.
DAMDAM are a Tokyo based cosmetics company that focus on developing organic & 100% natural skincare. AMMA collaborated with DAMDAM on a naturally dyed bag & pouch line for their press launch.
In the following blog they talk to AMMA founder Josie about the process of natural dyeing and starting a social enterprise.
Molly is based in the UK and works in charity communications whilst studying for her MA. She interviewed founder Josie about everything AMMA.
Is our wonderful donator of avocado stones, what stars! They wrote this great blog about what we do with them and the process of extracting the dye.