Akojo Market

Akojo Market has been awarded the Eco-Age brandmark in recognition of the creation of an online market with a mission to promote and empower small and independent businesses. Partnering with artisans and craftspeople all over Africa, Akojo Market also provides brands selected with free guidance on minimising environmental impact and maximising social impact.

Akojo Market is an e-commerce platform championing independent brands from across Africa selling beautiful accessories, clothing and homeware, handmade by artisans and designers, many of whom use thoughtful processes and upcycled, organic and recycled materials.


Each brand has been carefully vetted and selected for its ethical mindset and positive impact on local communities. These brands contribute to the development of society and growth of legitimate industry in a variety of ways – ensuring workers and artisans are paid well, and considering the environmental impact of manufacturing and use of certain materials on the planet. Akojo Market want to empower more artisans, more women and more entrepreneurs to be financially independent, to send their children to school and to be in business in five years’ time with a growing workforce.