European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC)


Leather & Hide
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of

Embarking on a transformative journey, we evolve the creation of bio-leather from kombucha cellulose, weaving together innovation and sustainability.

Beyond that, we're sowing seeds of empowerment, providing employment and support to agricultural workers and women who've lost their livelihoods, not just crafting a cruelty-free, eco-friendly future, but cultivating a community rooted in resilience and hope.

Join us and shape a world where every thread tells a story of compassion and renewal.

In a world of endless disappointments, our project emerges as a beacon of transformative change. Through the revolutionary process of kombucha cellulose conversion, we breathe life into sustainable materials, freeing it from the chains of animal cruelty.

Our cyclical production model not only ensures minimal environmental impact but also creates a virtuous circle of resource utilisation, where waste becomes wealth. But our vision extends beyond that, we're pioneers of possibility, harnessing the power of innovation to redefine the very essence of production. By extracting a bi-product from our process, we're not only crafting bioleather but also paving the way for a multitude of eco-friendly applications.

Every step we take is a testament to our commitment to sustainability and our unwavering belief in the potential of progress. However, our project is more than just a solution to environmental challenges; it's a catalyst for societal transformation. By empowering marginalised communities through employment opportunities and skill development, we're not just creating jobs; we're igniting hope. We're levelling the playing field, dismantling barriers, and paving the way for a more inclusive future where everyone has the opportunity to thrive, a symbol of resilience and possibility.

It's a reminder that even in the face of adversity, innovation and compassion can lead us toward a future we can all be proud of, a future where our children can see the same virtues we once did.

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