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ten winners 

Thank you to the 5000 plus visitors that participated in Nigeria's #therecyclechallenge
UPDATE:

*Panel Reviews Votes & Close Counts 

*Counting Votes

*March 1, 2022
Announcing 10 Highest Votes

March 5, 2022
People's Choice Award 

March 2022

* Online Auction  

 

Milliner's Association of Nigeria accepted the challenge! Create hats utilizing at least 60% paper and 40% of unwanted materials

Click on images to hear their recycle stories. 

See the yellow button below to see the stories of all participants of #TheRECYCLECHALLENGE for Nigeria. 

What's next for the Milliners?

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Our RECYCLE Story

I(The Above) Photograph) Meet Folake, President & Founder of the Milliners Association of Nigeria in association with Great AudacityStudio,  twenty-four women accepted THE RECYCLE PROJECT'S - CHALLENGE. The ask: each participant commits to completing an assignment, or challenge that centers around recycling and repurposing waste material into a final finish product, all the while, reducing waste and refuse, a noble and indelible cause for an alliance. 

The Challenge for The Nigerian Team?

Learn the principles of recycling. repurposing and reducing waste through crafting a hat utilizing at least 60% of paper and 40% of unwanted materials. 

This has been an amazing experience! Meet Folake (featured on this page). She is the Founder & President of The Milliner's Association. When Black Pearl MarketPlace contacted the association, members were receptive and excited about what could be possible with #TheRecycleChallenge. Eight months later with hours of planning, over six meetings, and training on Zoom and or What's App.  This challenge has numerous phases.

2022

Phase One: Hats Completed

Phase Two: The Cast Your Vote Contest

5,1580 plus votes were cast for participants.

Counting votes and panel to review votes and select winners.

 

Phase Three: Online Voting for ten milliners to have their hats introduced at April 

Press Conference in New Orleans April 23, 2022 - special salute to the Nigerian Milliners in New Orleans.

Phase Four: Online Auction for hats will feature all hats created 

Phase Five: Hats sold 

2023 

Preparing for Press Event in Nigeria  

 

 

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press 

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