Your Reliable Partner for Ethical Leather Goods Production in Africa

Empowering Artisans and Supporting Local Communities through Ethical Manufacturing, Upskilling and JobTech

Welcome to CraftLink, a B2B leather goods manufacturing company and tech-enabled social enterprise.

We’re on a mission to simplify, strengthen, and scale the leather goods production process in Africa while empowering individuals with the technical skills to make refined leather goods and earn a decent living.

What we offer


We specialize in crafting high-quality leather products, including briefcases, bags, purses, wallets, belts etc. Our team of skilled artisans and designers work collaboratively with clients to bring their vision to life, from concept to finished product. We offer a range of design services, including ideation, sketching, 3D modelling, and prototyping, to ensure that every detail of the product is carefully considered and refined. Our production process is efficient and streamlined, utilizing modern technology and traditional craftsmanship techniques to produce beautiful and durable leather goods.


Our training program empowers individuals from all backgrounds, especially those from underserved communities, to become professional leather bag artisans. We offer comprehensive training that covers everything from basic leatherworking skills to advanced techniques and design. Our training is not limited to aspiring artisans, but also to educated individuals and founders of fashion brands who want to improve their skills and understanding of the leather goods ecosystem. We provide hands-on, practical training that gives our trainees the skills and knowledge they need to excel in their craft. By partnering with us, you’re investing in the future of African artisans and their communities.


CraftLink’s Connecting/Franchising service is an innovative way for individuals to leverage the company’s expertise and brand to establish their own successful leather goods manufacturing businesses. We provide a comprehensive management blueprint that guides franchisees every step of the way, from production to marketing. With our tech-enabled system, we are able to quickly match clients with available teams, making the production process seamless and efficient. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business looking to expand, our Connecting/Franchising service offers a unique opportunity to tap into Africa’s growing leather goods market.

Online Marketplace

Craftlink’s E-commerce/Online Marketplace provides a convenient and reliable platform for anyone looking to source leather and leather goods-making accessories. We understand the tediousness involved in the local market runs that can take up a lot of time and energy, so we’ve created an open marketplace accessible to anyone. You don’t have to be a client of our existing services to enjoy the benefits of our online marketplace. With just a few clicks, you can browse through a wide range of leather and leather goods-making accessories from various vendors and choose what suits your needs. Our platform is designed to make the sourcing process easier and more efficient for everyone.

Industry Analytics & Intelligence

Craftlink’s Industry Analytics & Intelligence provides invaluable insights and data on the leather goods industry that is not readily available elsewhere. Our team uses advanced data mining techniques to extract and analyze industry data, enabling us to provide our clients with up-to-date intelligence on industry trends, market demand, and competitive landscapes. With our in-depth industry knowledge and expertise, we help our clients make informed decisions that drive growth and success. By partnering with us, you gain access to unique and valuable industry insights that can set your brand apart and give you a competitive edge.

Our Vision

To inspire and empower African artisans to create world-class leather goods and establish Africa as a leader in leather goods manufacturing.