Alima Bello is a fashion entrepreneur from Ghana. Like a lot of African entrepreneurs, the business administration graduate she fell into entrepreneurship by first sewing her own outfits. Soon her friends and families who saw how good she was were clamoring for her to design and sew outfits for her.
Since she was passionate about it, she decided to take a pattern drafting course. After a while of randomly doing fashion for passion, she decided to put her knowledge in business administration and experience working on a family business to work. Alima Bello founded Ella|Edu
The designer has since grown the business that started in her apartment into a full-fledged business that has released several collections that have received rave reviews from around the world.
From the first year, she was nominated for the Emerging Fashion Brand of the Year award at the upcoming Ghana Fashion Awards and now she has grown into a brand that is in league with first class fashion brands in the continent.
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