Fashion Meets Music | MENTORSHIP BY EKAREE

Ekaree Daniella Chaweza, a 27-year-old Malawian entrepreneur, is making a remarkable impact in the fashion industry. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Daystar University in Nairobi, Kenya, she combines her creative talents and business acumen to create a lasting impression.

As the CEO and fashion designer of House of Daniella, a luxurious African fashion and resort wear brand, Ekaree has established herself as a prominent figure in the fashion scene and industry. Under her brand, she aims to make everyday activities as fashionable as walking down the runway or being on a fancy vacation. House of Daniella is known for its exquisite designs and attention to detail, ensuring that every piece is a work of art.

In addition to her fashion endeavours, Ekaree recently expanded her portfolio as a certified piercing artist and opened Weela Studios a subsidiary of the House of Daniella company. Weela Studios specializes in high-end accessories and provides safe body arts services. Ekaree aims to own the accessories and piercings space in Malawi emphasizing that all accessories are safe for sensitive skin, and all piercing procedures are done in a sterile and professional manner.

Throughout her entrepreneurial journey, Ekaree has achieved numerous accolades and milestones. House of Daniella has had the privilege of showcasing their designs at major runway shows, including the Africa Fashion and Arts Festival in 2017 and 2019. She was also the official designer for the Castel Booster Cider launch in 2020. Ekaree’s talent and dedication to her craft were recognized when she received the UMP award for Best New Fashion Designer in 2019. Furthermore, her international acclaim includes nominations for Fashion Designer of the Year 2022 from the Zikomo Awards in Zambia and Fashion Designer of the Year 2023 under the Shining Star Africa Awards in South Africa.

In line with their commitment to sustainability, House of Daniella ensures that leftover fabric is not wasted. They donate these materials to a women’s initiative that uses them to create reusable sanitary pads, both reducing waste and contributing to the betterment of the community.

Ekaree Daniella brilliantly emerges as a burgeoning luminary not only within Malawi but also on a global scale, earning her a coveted spot in Wealth Magazine’s esteemed list of the Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs catalysing change in the region. 

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What to Expect from Our Mentors:

  • Artistic Guidance: Our mentors will work closely with participants, offering constructive feedback and artistic direction to help them refine their musical craft.
  • Sharing Experiences: Drawing from their own journeys in the music industry, our mentors will share their successes, challenges, and invaluable life lessons, providing a roadmap for participants.
  • Technical Expertise: From sound engineering to stage presence, our mentors will impart technical knowledge and skills to elevate participants’ performances and recordings.
  • Collaboration: Collaborative projects will be a core part of our mentorship program, encouraging participants to explore new musical horizons and learn from their peers.
  • Inspiration: Our mentors are not just guides; they are a wellspring of inspiration. They will ignite participants’ creative sparks and encourage them to push the boundaries of their musical expression.

Work With Us

Music4Malawi is an initative by the Ntha Foundation, operationalised through the Kwathu Innovation & Creative Centre. Want to partner on or fund one of our programmes / initiatives? We are always open to collaborations and partnerships. Contact our Chief Operation Officer; Mr. Victor Caeser Gondwe via, or give us a call(direct or WhatsApp) on +265991850749.

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