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Clothing brand Naso is on a mission to empower youth in Africa

At just 23-years-old, first-generation Nigerian-American Uyi Omorogbe founded the contemporary clothing brand Naso — which means “that’s right, well done” in Nigeria — to bring together both his Western and African roots.After visiting the primary school that his dad attended in the Nigerian village of Urhokuosa for himself and finding it without desks and other school-related necessities, Omorogbe created Naso. He came back a few months later with profits from the brand and built the village a new school.According to the brand’s website, Naso is on a mission to be an “economic engine of empowerment” by creating new opportunities for those in need.“We manufacture 100 percent of our products on the continent,” the brand’s website reads, referring to Africa. ...