The new Mini Rodini 4 Elephants is a collection made from GOTS-certified organic cotton and recycled polyester materials. The Swedish brand is donating 20% of the price of each garment from the collection to the Wildhood Foundation that supports the Akashinga project – educating female wildlife warriors – to protect the wildlife and the elephants in one of Africa’s most critical ecosystems.
Swedish illustrator and creative director of Mini Rodini, Cassandra Rhodin, never ceases to amaze through her thoughtful and creative processes. Her extremely cheerful and print-heavy collections always remain modern, timeless, and fun, and above all, earth-friendly. The latest 4 Elephants line is now all about drawing attention and fighting along in the war against wildlife crime and elephants protection. Hence, Rhodin introduces M.Rodini 4 Elephants – a mini capsule collection created in partnership with the Wildhood Foundation to protect elephants and their future in Lower Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe, a country that has lost 40% of its elephants in the last 16 years.
“I want to use Mini Rodini’s platform to contribute in the way we can by spreading awareness of the Elephant’s situation and to raise as much money as possible to protect them.
Cassandra Rhodin, Creative Director of Mini Rodini
AKASHANGA, THE BRAVE ONES
Akashinga, meaning the brave ones, is the world’s first armed, all-female anti-poaching unit. The community-driven conservation model is opened exclusively to unemployed mothers, abandoned wives, survivors of sexual and physical abuse, widows and orphans, empowering them to make a living, while protecting large networks of wilderness areas.The money raised by Mini Rodini 4 Elephants will go to support the Akashinga project.
Akashinga ranger Primrose Mazuru 23 years together with her daughter Locadiah 3 years. Primrose has worked as a ranger for 2 years.
Cassandra Rhodin, Founder and Creative Director spent part of 2018 drawing and designing the Mini Rodini 4 Elephants collection and in May she went to visit the Akashinga camp in Zimbabwe, the world’s first armed, all-female anti-poaching unit.
Join Cassandra on her quest to protect the wildlife of Akashinga and discover and shop the entire Mini Rodini 4 Elephants capsule collection here.