Explore our preferred materials, packaging, and practices below.
F is for Funtua — 100% NIGERIAN COTTON
Our products are made with Funtua. A cotton fabric named after the town in Katsina state (Northern Nigeria) where cotton is grown and spun. The cotton yarns are woven at the Funtua textile mill; that has been established since the 70s, into an extremely breathable, soft and durable fabric which is then dyed make you these beautiful textiles. Despite Nigeria being synonymous with textiles like ankara, and adire, our locally produced textile industry continues to experience decline due to importation.
D FOR DIGITAL DESIGNS
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E FOR ECO-FRIENDLY
From or processes to the final products, it’s important to us to contribute to the ecosystem of the textile industry in Nigeria. In a nation with an over 35% unemployment rate, keeping textiles alive provides jobs for everyone on the supply chain from growers to textile mills. Producing with locally sourced materials that align with global sustainability standards is also very important in our process as it helps us curb the carbon footprint of imports.
Oya Abeo’s textiles are designed to survive 1000 washes. We want to be a delightful part of your every day. By cresting products like reusable napkins, tea towels and produce bags to help you reduce household waste. Every time you make an order, our packaging comes in a recyclable, kraft paper bag that is designed to be reused for gifting and other functional purposes.