At Swahili Modern, we follow fair trade principles, so we can offer our partners across Africa the means to build stronger homes and communities by their own design. Artisans can earn a living from the comfort of home by doing creative work, so they have options beyond seeking work in cities. Through export, traditional skills passed down through generations—sometimes with deep-rooted cultural significance—continue to bring meaning, stability, and a sense of pride to families and entire communities.
"I was given a pair as a gift, love them, a friend commented how she liked them so I bought her a pair for her birthday."
— Susan S.
"It is perfect. It is big and light weight. The colors are great and the lid fits perfectly. It is everything I wanted."
— Brian H.
"Love these bracelets!! I have worn them for years. I mix them up and wear multiple colors at a time. I work, play and live in them. I never take them off. I love telling people about the cause when they compliment me on them."