by: Azizi Life
These trendy disc earrings 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 discs that feel elegant to wear. Completing the look, the hoops are fastened onto hypoallergenic earring hooks. These ladies have been weaving together for over 10 years. Enjoy their crafts-womanship. Pick up your fair trade disc earrings today!
The women of the Abarikumwe Association are remarkable, delightful, and visionary. The group began in 2006 through the contagious determination of two neighbors, Yusta and Christine. These women were tired of weaving alone and selling their crafts for a fraction of their worth. They set their minds to inviting other women to come together, to learn together, to earn together. Over the past ten years, the group has grown in strength and determination. Weaving together once a week in a parish chapel, the women have exchanged skills and generated creative ideas for designing new products, managing daily stresses, and reaching out to their community. These friends have endured many struggles, and it is a privilege to partner with them and learn from them.
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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