Made by hand at the base of Mt. Kilamanjaro, these bags are well crafted from local materials. The Bogolan fabric is hand painted and carefully sewn to create this outstanding functional bag that is also artistically unique.
This advent calendar was a labor of love for our Burundian artisans. It took almost a year to fine tune the details and perfect. The appliqued representation the nativity, African-style. Each day is a pocket that holds a carved animal ornament that is then hung on the buttons as the month progresses. Carved by Fundi, the husband of one our artisans took great effort to get just right. A dowl is provided to hang it with.
It measures 28" x 28".
Little Bunny Girl
This little girl bunny is precious. Made to fit right in the arms of any small child. Pink dress is removable.
Mud Cloth Leather Messenger Bag
This handsome messenger bag includes 1 internal pocket perfect for a laptop, and work files for your daily commute. Its quality construction makes this bag something that will last for years to come.
Made by artisans at Kauli, a social enterprise artisan group in Tanzania. All bags are made with real leather and hand-dyed or painted Bogolan, also known as mudcloth.
Dim: 16in x 11in x 4in
Mudcloth and Leather Large Tote
This large tote provides a lot of room for anything you can imagine. Perfect for a laptop and work gear, it also can double as an overnight bag. It has three internal pockets of varying size perfect for a full day’s essentials or a weekend getaway. These Bogolan or Mud Cloth fabrics are hand dyed and painted, together with local leather, safari-grade canvas, and customized brass hardware, create a high-quality accessory that is meant to last a lifetime. Hand made in Tanzania by Kauli artisans.
Mudcloth and Leather Purse
This cross body purse has two small internal pockets perfect for a phone, sunglasses and your favorite lip balm. These Bogolan or mud cloth fabrics are hand dyed and painted, together with local leather, safari-grade canvas, and customized brass hardware, create a high-quality accessory that is meant to last a lifetime. Hand made in Tanzania by Kauli artisans
Nativity Set - Large Deluxe
This Nativity was handcrafted in Olivewood in Bethlehem by artisans. It's unique version features the cedar tree at the top. It is full of intricate detail in the wood carving.
This 12 piece set measures approximately 15" x 17".
Sponsor an Artisan Family in Burundi
For $150, a family can pay for housing, food, and school fees for the month.