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Top Ten Graduation Gifts with a Purpose

May 17, 2018

Top Ten Graduation Gifts with a Purpose

Looking for the perfect gift with a purpose?  Shop our graduation collection for some great ideas that will be sure to please any graduate.  Here are our top ten fair trade graduation gifts from home furnishings to travel needs!  We've got you covered.

 

 

1. GRAY PLAID WOVEN DAKAR CHAIR
Style up any dorm room or new digs with this Senegal handwoven chair. Using plastic strips and welded metal frames, these comfortable chairs are durable, firm and perfect for any modest sized space.


2. SILVER DIAMOND REVERSIBLE MAT
This Senegal mat will add culture inside or outside of the home.  Made with woven plastic makes them waterproof and durable for modern living.

3. SALT & PEPPER COLUMN HAMPER
Woven by our experienced crew of Wolof weavers, the baskets are sturdy and can last for decades.  This laundry hamper offers versatile functionality, in addition to an amazing sculptural aesthetic.

4. HANDMADE AFRICAN MIRROR
A gift of pragmatic and unique art.  This one-of-a-kind mirror is reflects Kenyan artistry, constructed of reclaimed metal. Your grad will treasure this for years to come.  (Hanging hardware is included on the back)

  
 

5. DAY & NIGHT REVERSIBLE PILLOW
Exquisite in both design and craftsmanship, this graphic pillow, that reverses from light or dark, is completely hand made.  A one-of-a-kind pillow for that unique and special grad.

6. WHITE MALIAN MUDCLOTH PILLOW
These mudcloth pillows are crafted using cotton that has been grown and spun by artisans in Bamako, Mali. The intricate line designs are hand-painted to create a unique keepsake for any lifestyle.

 

7. BEADS FOR LEARNING BRACELET
Grad gifts with a purpose!  Utilizing remnants of Zulugrass, Maasai artisans are designing one-of-a-kind strands to symbolize the bright futures of educated children. When you buy Zulugrass, you are contributing to teachers' salaries in rural Kenya.

8. BEADS FOR GIRLS GRADUATION
The Leakey Collection dedicates proceeds from these specially designed Zulugrass strands to their Girls Graduation program to counsel young rural girls and their families on the importance of staying in school.

 


Congratulations graduates!  Read more about Swahili Modern fair trade.




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