Late Autumn Spiral Basket

$ 39.00

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DESCRIPTION

Neutral monochromatic home decor is all the rage. Join the trend ethically with the Late Autumn Spiral Basket. This basket is hand-woven by women working with Uganda Crafts, an artisan group that provides single mothers widowed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic the opportunity to earn income weaving at home.

DETAILS 

  • Raffia, banana fiber, and banana stalk
  • The color of baskets varies from light to dark brown
  • 13D x 2.75H inches
  • Handcrafted in Uganda

ARTISAN DETAILS 

Uganda Crafts markets crafts for artisans and provides training in quality control, design, and marketing. The organization also owns a retail store that provides employment for people with physical disabilities. One of the missions of Uganda Crafts is to provide hope to disabled people, youth, and those suffering from HIV/AIDS. In addition to training, employees receive health benefits, emergency loans, and transportation. Uganda Crafts employs approximately 300 artisans in five workshops or cooperatives, 85 percent of them women. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Uganda Crafts since 1995.