Who We Are

ILAVA is a socially responsible lifestyle brand that uses fashion to empower women and inspire change around the world. Currently, ILAVA specializes in four strong products: lifestyle fashion, jewelry, handmade cards, and home decor. ILAVA is devoted to making women feel empowered and celebrated by offering a variety of collections that tell the story of ILAVA women from Tanzania. Through fashion, ILAVA creates community, empowers women, and everyone looks fabulous!

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide African-inspired fashion, accessories, and other lifestyle items to our consumers while celebrating powerful and inspirational women around the world! Every ILAVA purchase supports our partner projects in Tanzania and Kenya and helps to create jobs for women.

Our Vision

ILAVA aims to become one of the leading, socially responsible fashion brands in the industry by offering the best quality attire and lifestyle items at a price point that reflects the brand's ability to give back. More importantly, ILAVA strives to create a culture where women will embrace the uniqueness and versatility African clothes without feeling out of place in mainstream society. By celebrating women, entrepreneurship, education, and success against all odds, ILAVA will continue to grow ahead of the curve and offer unique products to service the ILAVA woman. In addition to this, ILAVA will continue to give back to the country of Tanzania and others global south countries through amazing
programs, partnerships, sponsorships, and giveaways!

Our Values

We work diligently to provide exceptional customer service, support our customers, and serve our community through various promotional initiatives.

ILAVA It Can Be Done About Page

ILAVA is derived from Nyamwezi, 

a Tanzanian tribal language

which means 

"It Can Be Done!"

Welcome to ILAVA!