Remaining secondhand clothing sent to Kenya

Unwanted secondhand clothing from stores in the United States is being sent to Kenya. While this provides jobs and income for its citizens, it also hurts the market within Kenya, reducing the need for manufacturing which has drastically decreased since the 1990s. So what happens next? Has this created a vicious cycle for Kenya, or will there be a way to grow from this situation?

http://www.businessoffashion.com/2014/10/global-business-secondhand-clothes-thrives-kenya.html

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One thought on “Remaining secondhand clothing sent to Kenya

  1. I think that this will be really good for Kenya and it gives the U.S a chance to help out another country even when they are not really in desperate need. Kenya should use this time as a chance to utilize the new jobs created from it and sales. Even though it is reducing the textile manufacturing it does still continue to help the economy in some ways.

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