Our Retail Background

At A.P.E., our focus is on helping the Zabbaleen to find income generating activities that are also environmentally sound. The Rug Weaving, Patchwork, and Paper Recycling projects provide young women with skills, an income, and most importantly, a sense of empowerment and improved self-esteem. The women produce beautiful, high quality work.

A.P.E.’s International Reputation

A.P.E. has developed an international reputation. Our products have been featured in the New York Times.

The Marc Jacob Connection

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs loves our products! On a recent trip to Cairo looking for inspiration for his Special Items collection, Jacobs’ team came across A.P.E. and our collection of colourful and fun bags. He was inspired to include A.P.E. bags in his stores worldwide and on his website.



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