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Umoja Footwear is a family-owned and operated Kenyan company that has been providing high-quality, comfortable, and stylish footwear to customers since 1978. Founded by four brothers in the coastal town of Kilifi, Umoja is a true reflection of its name, which means "unity" in Swahili.

Umoja is dedicated to fostering unity not only in its product, but also in its business practices. The company employs over 3000 people, providing livelihoods for local communities, and it's committed to using ethically sourced materials, fair labor practices and sustainable production methods.

Umoja's footwear is designed to cater to the diverse needs and tastes of its customers. From casual wear to formal wear, the company offers a wide range of shoes and sandals that are perfect for any occasion. The company's unique designs are a combination of traditional African patterns and modern styles.

The company is not just about the product, but also the people behind it, Umoja employs and empower local artisans and craftsmen to produce the shoes. This not only helps to preserve the traditional craftsmanship of the region but also provides a livelihood for the local communities.

Umoja is now run by the children of the founding fathers, who are committed to preserving the values and traditions that their parents instilled in the company. The company's commitment to unity, both within the company and in the communities it serves, has made it a respected and beloved brand in Kenya and beyond.

Umoja footwear is available to purchase online and also in several retail outlets across Kenya, making it easily accessible for customers.

Choose Umoja for footwear that is not only stylish and comfortable but also ethically made with the goal of fostering unity and making a positive impact in the community