MODA, from Portuguese meaning’’ Fashion” is an emerging fashion design company in Rwanda that designs and makes clothes, shoes , bracelets ,necklaces and handbags with a specialization in African fabrics to portrait Africa’s ideal classy wear.
MODA was founded in October 2014 by two empowered young women Adeline Uwimana and Anaïs Nishimwe. It started off as an order on Command Company where people placed orders of their desired items and later got into a higher production and shop showcasing in around July 2015. Their aim is to use their skills to support women’s empowerment projects in Africa especially in Rwanda.
Born in 1991, Adeline Uwimana holding a bachelor’s degree in creative design from University of Rwanda College of science and Technology; she is a self taught fashion designer, passionate about textile art. After attending courses in batik, tie and dye. She started designing clothes and bags using those fabrics, she is inspired and motivated by the moods and emotions in her daily life.
Born in 1990, Anaïs Nishimwe a 4th Year student in International Politics at University of Rwanda College of arts and Social Sciences , is a self taught fashion designer , she is inspired by original beauty of African nature.