Changemaker Sling Pack

$99.00
This sling has big dreams, wishing it could be a pack and hang with the big kids. And it nearly pulls it off by sporting a Lux-Comfort Back Panel and enough room to carry a 13” laptop, water bottle, and more! You don’t want to underestimate the Changemaker Sling Pack, and...
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Black - Natural Leather Trim
Grey - Natural Leather Trim
$99.00

  • Fits up to 13" laptop
  • Lux-Comfort back panel with chimney-ventilation to keep back cool
  • Dedicated computer and tablet sleeves
  • Main compartment with divider, plus 2 hidden pockets 
  • Stretch woven water bottle/umbrella pocket
  • Water, abrasion and dirt resistant ballistic nylon exterior
  • Easy-Find bright kitenge interior
  • Water resistant reverse zippers

  • 15 x 9 x 5 in
  • 9-liter capacity
  • 1.0 pounds


Our products are hand made in our workshop in Gulu, Uganda. Our team is made up of some of the best sewers in the world; women (and a few dudes) who have survived decades of civil war and the extreme poverty that comes with it. The GULU Made team are a resilient and hopeful crew, and are the living  embodiment of "made for possible".
We want you to be as happy about carrying your GULU Made products as we are about making them. That’s why we offer a no-questions-asked Free Returns policy for 100 days from the date you place your order. If you purchase a product and it just doesn’t work for you, no matter the reason, we will happily take it back.
All GULU Made bags are warranted to the original owner against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product.

Customer Reviews

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Timothy Mullin
Changemaker Sling Pack

I had been shopping around for awhile looking for a sling-style bag which was just big enough to handle my daily carry tablet, but which wasn't a full-sized backpack. Mostly I wanted something that had a computer/tablet compartment separated from the other stuff I normally carry, which was also accessible without having to take the bag off my person, such as during a public transit ride. I stumbled across this particular bag during a session of Googling and liked the design immediately, however, it was the company's story and goals that really got me. I decided to take the risk of ordering a product from a company I was unfamiliar with, and I am pleased to say it paid off. The Changemaker Sling Pack was exactly as described when I got it, was true to the measurements the site listed (and which I may or may not have meticulously measured against my tablet and school texts), and the quality of the material is at least equal to the best school bag I've ever bought off the shelf. If I had to single out a complaint, it would be that I wished the stretchy water bottle sleeve was big enough to fit a 32 HyrdroFlask; but I’ve fit a standard sized canned drink, an umbrella and many name-brand bottles of hot sauce (an obvious daily-carry) nicely in the pouch. I have also found that a carabiner clipped to the unused strap-mounting point or on the pack’s main strap is a fine way to attach a [unnamed brand] flask which stores hydro resources.
Overall I'm very pleased with this bag, and have quite literally used it every day since it arrived. It has more than adequately met the purpose of hauling my tablet, reusable notebook and a book or two at a time, along with selected charging cables and Bluetooth earbuds.
If you’re looking for pack with a professional look, a portable frame and a practical feel, consider Gulu. I’m not a paid provider, I just love a proper alliteration and a productive product.

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Nicholas Carter
Top Notch As Always

I receive complements on my pack all the time so I was excited to give this pack as a gift for the Christmas holiday. As always these packs have an above average performance and quality.

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Sheridan
Bought one as a gift. Now I need one for myself.

I thought that this would make a great Christmas gift (it will!) But after I saw the pack, I ordered a second one just for me. Happy to be supporting the Gulu community and getting a well-made, compact sling that is roomy enough for my laptop.

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Kelly S.
High Quality and Arrived Quickly

I ordered the sling pack for my teenager. It has the cool vibe that I think he'll like. It is very high quality. And it arrived within days!

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Neil Sullivan
Cool stuff

Extremely well made, great packaging. This shoulder bag was smaller than I expected but it’s so nice that we will find use for it.

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