About VeryNile.Shop

VeryNile Shop is an innovation workshop that creates up-cycled everyday products from donated plastic bags in collaboration with women of Qursayah Island through a collaborative approach. 

About the artisans

VeryNile.Shop currently engages 8 local women and girls on full-time basis in addition to 2 experts Ahmed and Islam and 4 more women on part-time basis. The production and quality process is managed by Fatma.

The artisans used to have limited access to sustainable income. They also help engage up to 30 more women/girls on project basis, developing their capacities through on the job training.

  • Om Mohamed (Sabah)

    The backbone of our workshop. She is the materials preparation expert and the co-innovator of our baskets collection boat⛵️

  • Nada

    Our most recent full-time hire. She is the fastest learner and a soon to be machine sewing expert 🧵

  • Om Kamal (Shadia)

    The first believer who engaged the first group of women and girls 🌻 She is also our technical expert for crochet stitching and the co-innovator of the baskets collection.

  • Menna Hesham

    Our Creative Director and Project Manager. An innovator in every way you could imagine!

  • Salma Ellakany

    VeryNile.Shop founder.

  • Om Hana (Doaa)

    Our raw materials inventor manager and the one keeping us all on track, an entrepreneur by nature 🌴

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