nigerian 2022 team
Thank you to the 5000 plus visitors that participated in Nigeria's #therecyclechallenge
*Panel Reviews Votes & Close Counts
*March 1, 2022
Announcing 10 Highest Votes
March 5, 2022
People's Choice Award
* 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?
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.
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
Preparing for Press Event in Nigeria