Woven Coaster - Natural | The Little Market

Woven Coaster - Natural

$ 8.00

HANDMADE IN TANZANIA

Add these classic and environmentally friendly coasters to your tablescape and home décor. They will bring both style and function to any room in your home.

Sturdy and made to last, each coaster has been carefully handwoven from sustainable star grass and locally sourced papyrus.

Every purchase empowers artisan weavers including people who settled back into their home communities after living as refugees, individuals who are currently resettled and living as refugees, people who have survived genocide, and Tanzanian hosts of refugees. They implement eco-conscious practices, preserve traditional techniques, and earn fair wages through dignified work.

Natural Woven Coaster | Locally Harvested + Sourced | Tanzania

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WOMENCRAFT
Located in: Tanzania
Social enterprise WomenCraft works with more than 300 artisans in 17 villages in Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda. The artisans including women who settled back into their home communities after living as refugees, resettled individuals and refugees, survivors of genocide, and Tanzanian hosts of refugees. Previously, several of the women were once struggling subsistence farmers. They preserve traditional weaving techniques while earning fair wages and having access to essential resources. These skilled artisans use sustainable, locally sourced materials including grasses to weave beautiful baskets and home décor. With WomenCraft, they can increase their crop yield while having a work-family life balance, send their children to school, and provide better nutrition and healthcare.
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Located in: Tanzania
Handwoven with locally sourced materials
Handwoven with locally sourced materials
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