by: Azizi Life
These trendy cuff bracelets are made by a group of female weavers from Rwanda. They are made with all-natural sisal fibers, using an age old basket weaving technique to create lightweight rings that feel elegant to wear. Enjoy their crafts-womanship. Pick up your fair trade cuff bracelets today!
The 17 women of Kundagaseke “Basket Lovers” Association have dedicated themselves to getting out of poverty: rising above the conditions they used to live in. In addition to farming, the artisans spend their days weaving baskets, coasters, earrings, and bracelets to make enough money to support themselves and their families. They work patiently and diligently, a single product taking a full day to create. The members of Kundagaseke use their weaving time to discuss unity, culture, and reconciliation. The women of Kundagaseke are seeing their hard work pay off. They have been able to cover their basic necessities, like clothing, shoes, soap, and health insurance, and several have been able to purchase cell phones and invest in land and domestic animals as well.
"Our purpose is to fight against poverty and to develop ourselves." -The Kundagaseke Cooperative.
Hand-woven using age-old techniques.
All natural, renewable resources used in creation of these earrings.
Supports a cooperative of women who are rising out of extreme poverty situations.
Creates opportunity for female empowerment and job creation in Rwanda.
Allows dignity to return in the lives of those who were previously unable to provide for their families.
Part of the Jesus' Economy shopping model, benefiting developing world communities.
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