Caring for your African fabrics and clothing

Khady Couture is now offering full laundry service and care for your African fabrics, such as

wax, brodé and bazin, which are not well-suited to ‘toubab’ washing machines.

The service includes handwashing and stain removal, gommage (rewaxing) and ironing. Just give them a call and they’ll take care of everything… Well, your clothes at least!

Price: 1000cfa per piece
Pick-up and delivery available as well. Rates vary depending on your location.

Khady Couture
(French or English)

Khady Couture is a sewing cooperative in Ouakam. It was developed by Mariétou Sakho as a way of bringing income into her community and she overseas each step in the process. Each woman specializes in a skill area, such as this laundry service, and then teaches others.


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