Indego Africa

BOLGA BASKET

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  • Regular price $125.00


  • navy bolga basket
  • 100% elephant swamp grass
  • leather handle
  • Since partnering with Indego Africa, 78% of artisan partners have risen above the poverty line. 

Each Indego Africa product is made by hand using traditional techniques. Small variation in color & design is part of what makes each piece uniquely beautiful. Please handle with care.

    • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT. Indego Africa is all about empowering and uplifting artisan women in Africa through employment opportunities and education. Their mission is to help artisans lift themselves and their families out of poverty and become empowered businesswomen.
    • IMPACT. Since partnering with Indego Africa, 89% of artisans have risen above the poverty line. 
    • DESIGNED IN NYC & HANDMADE IN AFRICA. Indego Africa works with 27 groups of more than 1,000 women in Rwanda and Ghana to sell products that are designed in New York City and handmade in Africa—combining traditional techniques, local materials and amazing artisanal skill. Read more.

    Handmade.

    Created by hand, demonstrating the unique skill of the artisan and supporting one-of-a-kind pieces in a world of homogenized mass production.

    Recycled

    Made with recycled or reclaimed materials that have been extracted and reconditioned for a new use. This process minimizes the flow of waste into landfills.

    Community

    Created and directed in a cooperative structure, with proceeds reinvested into the community to enable self-sustainability and economic development.

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