May 2020

May 2020

  • Facil helps MRC with the production of face masks in Gambia. In this video Sarah Dufie Sarpong(*) visits our production facility and talks about MRC's work and why they decided to support local companies instead of importing ❤️ The video also shows the production facility of Fandema Mbolo Association, MRC's other partner in this project. #MadeInGambia

    Thank you MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - we are very grateful for this partnership and for being able to help Gambia in the fight against Corona and Covid

    (*) Sarah is MRC's Head of Health, Safety and Environment. MRC are doing a lot of Covid-testing in Gambia as well as supporting the government in other ways.

July 2019

  • Strategy meeting with co-founders Henrik Bergström and Elizabeth Gomez and most of our team. These pictures are taken outside Facil's production facility in Gambia

July 2019

  • Facil is now available in two Atlas petrol station stores at Kotu and Kololi in Gambia! Big thanks to Atlas for supporting us by giving us an opportunity to sell our clothes in their stores! See our Where to Buy page and Facebook post for more information.

March 2019

  • Launch of our newest underwear collection in three new colours (light grey, blue, and red/brown). It's available online at facilclothing.com and in Gambia at Terangas (both online and in their physical store).
  • Photoshoot for our newest collection done by Lena Nian Photography, featuring Meg Forster and Y-Dee as models.

December 2018

  • Launched the facilclothing.com online store
  • Participated in Fashion Weekend Gambia 2018 (FWG). This is the second time we attend Gambia's biggest fashion event, this time showing our new bodycon dress and maxipants.

Part of the Facil team who made all the clothes shown at Fashion Weekend Gambia 2018.

April 2018

  • Participated in GCCI Trade Fair, representing the Made In Gambia initiative of the fair.

December 2017

  • Participated in Fashion Weekend Gambia 2017 (FWG). This is the first time we attend and we're the first underwear brand ever to do so.
  • Sponsored Banjul City Run.
  • Sponsored OpenMic music festival.

November 2017

  • First retail sales. Started selling our underwear at Silhouette Fashion Boutique and Top Shop Gambia.
  • Started printing t-shirts with our own designs and customer custom designs.

October 2017

  • Skills training with an expert from the UK who visited us for one week to help training our staff to sew our t-shirts.
  • Started production of 100% cotton t-shirts.

July 2017

  • First sales! After reaching our expected quality standards, we started selling high quality underwear directly from our production facility.

June 2017

  • Skills training with an expert from the UK visited us for two weeks to help our staff reaching even higher levels of proficiency and efficiency.

April 2017 - May 2017

  • Skills training with an expert from the UK who spent 3 weeks in Gambia teaching our staff how to produce our high quality underwear. Our staff quickly improved by practicing a lot and sewing a lot of underwear.

March 2017

  • Skills training with an expert from the UK who spent 3 weeks in Gambia teaching our staff the basics of garment production; different types of fabrics, how to interpret professional sewing patterns, how to do fabric cutting and many other basic things.

February 2017

  • Facil Clothing registered as a company.