Tonlé is a fair trade zero waste fashion label based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In 2008, Rachel moved to Cambodia with one suitcase and a Fulbright Grant to research sustainability through fair trade.Her research introduced her to some incredible women and artisans, and she started the ethical fashion label KeoK’jay, which she later rebranded into Tonlé.
In this episode, we explore how Rachel was able to start a brand in the highly competitive world of fashion with a small funding.
We will listen to Rachels story and how she was able to start her brand with a tiny budget of 500$ per month.
We know that there are a lot of listeners thinking about starting their own sustainable business. Rachel is a perfect role model to learn from and get inspired.