Building A Regional Garment Industry

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Dec 9 2012, 06:30:00

A WSJ report:

Drew F. Hinshaw/The Wall Street Journal

When Isaac Osae began his sewing career last year, he stitched tropical-colored sundresses. These days, the 24-year-old factory worker is learning to sew hospital smocks.

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