Children of any age would want this loveable little soft stuffed zebra, handmade from natural, organic cotton. The animals are knit in Kenya by a women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters and feature the cutest knitted facial features sure to delight the little ones.
Giraffe: 11" T x 3" L x 3" W; Rhino: 6" T x 3" L x 7" W; Some variation may occur due to the handmade nature of this item.
"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch," Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the womens' income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.
Created using beads and wire, this festive zebra ornament comes to us from South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. Each ornament includes fun details such as coils, swirls, and facial features.
These ornaments are manufactured to the highest quality standards, are eco-friendly and fairly traded, ensuring sustainable incomes for more than 350 home based craft producers in South Africa.
Ornaments measure between 3"-5" H.
ZenZulu is a South African craft business organized by designer Marisa Fick-Jordaan. Once consisting of only two master weavers, the business taught unemployed women how to bead and weave, with an emphasis on telephone wire. Today, this highly regarded organization ensures sustainable incomes for more than 350 home based craft producers in four different communities.
These wooden wall masks bring the beauty of the savannah to your home. Each mask is carved from sustainably sourced jacaranda wood and hand-painted by artists in Nairobi.
Hung on your wall with the included leather strap, the masks are a powerful expression of your love for Africa and support of fair trade. Colorful Zebras measure 6.5"L x 4"W x 8"T. Black Zebra measures 12" L x 5" W x 4.5" T.
We work with an amazing wood cooperative in Kenya called the Kikomba Wood Carving Cooperative that consists of both young and old men who practice woodworking and painting in a open-air workshop. This environmentally responsible group takes great care to legally procure all types of African wood used in their products, and they are skilled at using all parts of the tree in their artwork.
These delightful sculptures are carved from a single piece of wood, then hand-painted with detailed coat patterns, facial features, and hooves.
Each animal ponders a book that contains a hand-written alphabet. The sculptures measure 9"H and make wonderful gifts for teachers, readers, and young children learning their ABCs.
Fair trade from Kenya.
The Kikomba Wood Carving Cooperative in Nairobi consists of both young and old men who practice woodworking and painting in a open-air workshop. This environmentally responsible group takes great care to legally procure all types of African wood used in their products, and the group is known for their impressive craftsmanship and attention to detail.