Fair Trade Made Large Solid White African Prayer Mat Hamper
Fair Trade Made Large Solid White Africa... $195.00
African laundry hampers bring amazing artisan craftsmanship into our living spaces. Our laundry hampers are handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. Working together, we are extending the women's reach far beyond their saturated local markets to homes across America. Sold singly. Approx. Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 26-28"H Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic Made in: Senegal We believe that hardworking African artisans, producers, and export agents hold the key to their own personal success and that the path to success requires a steady, committed pace. We can extend each artisan's channel of trades from local markets to the global marketplace, all the while providing them with options to work from the comfort of their own homes and communities. Secure in the knowledge that the fair payment they receive will not be reduced by traveling expenses, childcare costs, and haggled prices, most artisans in the network promote their family's future by using earnings to put food on the table and pay educational expenses for their children. Fair Trade Federation, a group of like-minded companies and organizations that adhere to: providing fair payment to workers in developing nations educating artisans and workers to increase their potential for advancement ensuring the rights of children developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges
Fair Trade Made Lace Weave Teal and Dark Blue Woven Bin
Fair Trade Made Lace Weave Teal and Dark... $70.00
This beautiful open weave bin makes a lovely addition to the home. Handmade from stiff elephant grass dyed in dark blue and teal tones, the basket showcases the weaving talent of rural artisans in Northern Ghana, West Africa. Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly. Approx. Dimensions: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H Crafted from: Elephant grass, dye Made in: Ghana We believe that hardworking African artisans, producers, and export agents hold the key to their own personal success and that the path to success requires a steady, committed pace. We can extend each artisan's channel of trades from local markets to the global marketplace, all the while providing them with options to work from the comfort of their own homes and communities. Secure in the knowledge that the fair payment they receive will not be reduced by traveling expenses, childcare costs, and haggled prices, most artisans in the network promote their family's future by using earnings to put food on the table and pay educational expenses for their children. Fair Trade Federation, a group of like-minded companies and organizations that adhere to: providing fair payment to workers in developing nations educating artisans and workers to increase their potential for advancement ensuring the rights of children developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges
Fair Trade Made Kitui Sand Sisal Kamba Floor Baskets
Fair Trade Made Kitui Sand Sisal Kamba F... from $90.00
Living in remote areas of rural Kenya doesn't stop talented women from earning income. Using strands of sisal dyed to a beautifully neutral sand tone, weavers craft simple baskets that serve as chic storage in any room of the home. Sisal is a natural fiber extracted from an agave plant, so the baskets are coveted for their durability and ability to be re-shaped. Sold singly, available in two sizes. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets. Approx. Dimensions: Small: 14"D x 10"H (to top of basket), 14"H (to top of handles) Large: 16"D x 10"H (to top of basket), 14"H (to top of handles) Crafted from: Sisal fiber Made in: Kenya We believe that hardworking African artisans, producers, and export agents hold the key to their own personal success and that the path to success requires a steady, committed pace. We can extend each artisan's channel of trades from local markets to the global marketplace, all the while providing them with options to work from the comfort of their own homes and communities. Secure in the knowledge that the fair payment they receive will not be reduced by traveling expenses, childcare costs, and haggled prices, most artisans in the network promote their family's future by using earnings to put food on the table and pay educational expenses for their children. Fair Trade Federation, a group of like-minded companies and organizations that adhere to: providing fair payment to workers in developing nations educating artisans and workers to increase their potential for advancement ensuring the rights of children developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges
Set of Two Charcoal and Cream Twill Sisal Nesting Baskets
Set of Two Charcoal and Cream Twill Sisa... $70.00
This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven by talented rural Kenyan women using strands of natural and hand-dyed sisal. The baskets are coveted for their ability to be re-shaped, as well as their durability and all-natural composition. Sold as a set of two nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets. Approx. Dimensions: Small: 6"L x 6"W x 6"H Large: 8"L x 8"W x 8"H Crafted from: Sisal fiber, dye Made in: Kenya We believe that hardworking African artisans, producers, and export agents hold the key to their own personal success and that the path to success requires a steady, committed pace. We can extend each artisan's channel of trades from local markets to the global marketplace, all the while providing them with options to work from the comfort of their own homes and communities. Secure in the knowledge that the fair payment they receive will not be reduced by traveling expenses, childcare costs, and haggled prices, most artisans in the network promote their family's future by using earnings to put food on the table and pay educational expenses for their children. Fair Trade Federation, a group of like-minded companies and organizations that adhere to: providing fair payment to workers in developing nations educating artisans and workers to increase their potential for advancement ensuring the rights of children developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges
Set of Three Beige and Cream Twill Sisal Nesting Baskets
Set of Three Beige and Cream Twill Sisal... $105.00
This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven by talented rural Kenyan women using strands of natural and hand-dyed sisal. The baskets are coveted for their ability to be re-shaped, as well as their durability and all-natural composition. Sold as a set of three nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets. Dimensions: Small: 6"L x 6"W x 6"H Med: 8"L x 8"W x 8"H Large: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H Crafted from: Sisal fiber, dye Made in: Kenya