The 3rd MSME Clinic Awards: Reminiscence

The 3rd MSME Clinic awards has come and gone, leaving behind impressions in the minds of a selected few. The yearly awards organized by the office of the Vice-President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a way of recognizing, commending and rewarding the efforts of the MSME community in their contributions to the development of the nation is very laudable. On our part as a business, though not clinching the prize for the Fashion and Style category we entered for, [...] The First Zucchini Franchise Online Store

Sometimes last year, we launched the Zucchini Distributors Network with the slogan – Build Your Business … Grow with Us, with the mind sight of providing a platform for people to leverage to earn an income and establish their fashion retail business, while we together build a formidable fashion retail brand. While we had some distributors registered on the network from Portharcourt, Rivers State; to Asaba, Delta State, as well as Texas, Houston in the United States. At the beginning [...]

Unveiling the Zucchini Distributors’ Network

Build Your Business … Grow with Us Are you starting out in the fashion retail business or you have a flair for the fashion retail business and do not know how to go about it? Zucchini Outfits is unveiling her Distribution Network as a platform for easy entrance into the fashion retail business. The network is premised on the slogan – Build Your Business … Grow with Us – with the mind sight of providing leverage for people to earn an [...]

Zucchini Fashion Apprentice Fellowship Programme

The Zucchini Fashion Apprentice Fellowship Programme (Z-FAP) is a 6 or 12 month blended experiential learning providing budding fashion entrepreneurs with hands-on, practical, individual and team based work, peer review, and personalized business mentoring. Participants while learning also earn on every productive work engaged in on the programme. The programme is fully sponsored; hence free for participants. Who Can Apply? Budding fashion entrepreneurs who have had basic fashion training Fashion entrepreneurs who demonstrate business clarity OR aspiring fashion entrepreneurs with clear business [...]

Join Our Team: The Position of Administrative Assistant is Open

Zucchini Outfits hereby requests for applications from qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant. As an Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative and office support functions to staff and assuming bookkeeping, reservation, and reception. These duties include but are not limited to: database system maintenance, office supply purchasing and expense administration, correspondence and record keeping, reception and telephone duties. The Candidate must be: Open to learning Be Proficient with Microsoft Application (Excel use is very important) Possess written and oral [...]

The Nation Newspaper Reportage on Zucchini Outfits at the Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, Egypt

The African Export-Import Bank’s (Afreximbank’s) sponsored Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt attracted numerous exhibitors from Nigeria, largely sponsored by the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC). Group Business Editor SIMEON EBULU, who was at the fair, reports. An affable designer of children’s wears (Zucchini) from Ibadan, Olubunmi Olalekan, was quite excited about the fair, saying it’s a beautiful thing that has given her tremendous exposure. She spoke on her design style, fabrics and [...]

Zucchini Fashion Center: Raising the Standard of Fashion Training

At Zucchini Fashion Center, we provide specialized course training affording learners the opportunity to develop practical, vocational, creative and commercial skills in the fashion industry. With modern machinery, conducive environment and seasoned trainers, learners can be rest assured that they are on the right part to a successful career and enterprise in the fashion industry. We also provide internship opportunities for our students to hone their skills and learn from how we run our business while they also earn. Below are [...]

Zucchini Kiddies Lounge After-School Sessions: Enhancing Children Innate Abilities

The school season is here and most parents are making plans for different activities to engage their wards with after school closes. Due to the tight work schedule of most parents, they often have to leave their children in school for lessons or in some other cases at the mercy of house helps. Parents can heave a sigh of relief while being assured that their children are in safe hands, learning through play life building skills. Zucchini Kiddies Lounge provides [...]

The Zucchini Initiative: Off the Street, Back to School

Children are at the very core of what we do at Zucchini Outfits and fashion is the tool we employ in making the desired impact in the life of the young ones in their life’s pursuits. To us, each clothing item we produce is carefully crafted with the uniqueness of each child in mind – using the vibrant and colourful fabrics from across Africa – we tend to impress on the child confidence, positive self esteem and a sense [...]

Our Kidsewstars’ Time-Out at Martha’s Kitchen

Summer sewing class is almost over but it’s not enough that the kids can sew, but that they learn with the sewing skill other basic manners which help in building confidence into the kids. It is in the light of this that we had our lunch today at Martha’s Kitchen, Jericho. This in a bid to teach the kids some of the basic etiquette of dinning. Don’t forget, our approach is to make learning fun and practical for the [...]