Ornament Akondo Star Sisal - Eswatini
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Master weavers use their basket crafting skills to hand sew these colorful ornaments with needle and thread. Hand-rolled and hand-dyed sisal. Due to handmade nature, tones may vary slightly.
- Dimensions: 4” diamenter
- Made of sisal in eSwatini
Your purchase helps women artisans in eSwatini lift themselves out of poverty by providing employment and training, inspiring others in their community to weave a better future for themselves.
Since 2010, SERRV International has partnered with artisans in eSwatini, providing a long-term trading partnership and interest-free advance payment for our orders. Through sales of their products, more than 700 rural Swazi women have received training in literacy, business English, committee structure, health education, and production techniques. Women are trained to become master weavers or managers and receive formal education so they can open bank accounts and manage their finances. A mobile homeopathic clinic also serves rural groups and staff suffering from HIV/AIDS.
Villages Port Colborne is located along the shore of the Niagara Peninsula. Where the Welland Canal and Lake Erie meet, in the heart of Port Colborne, we have been fair trade since 1984. We carry unique, handcrafted goods that are ethically made from artisans around the world. If you’re in the Southern Ontario area, we welcome you to visit us in-person!