A wall-hanging, a bread basket, a catch-all for keys, mail, and lip balm—this Raffia Spiral or Dash Table Basket adds an earthy, natural moment to your home. Combine with others in this collection for a stunning look. Ethically handwoven in small batches by artisans with Uganda Crafts, an artisan group that provides single mothers widowed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic the opportunity to earn income weaving at home.
- Materials: Raffia, banana fiber
- Measures: 12"D x 3"H
- Colors: Natural, yellows, black
- Care: Gently wipe to clean
- Notes: Due to the handcrafted nature of these baskets, exact design, size and colors vary slightly. The yellows range from pale to a deeper hued orange. Includes a hanging loop on the back.
- Handcrafted in Uganda
Uganda Crafts markets crafts for artisans and provides training in quality control, design and marketing. The organization also owns a retail store that provides employment for people with physical disabilities. One of the missions of Uganda Crafts is to provide hope to disabled people, youth and those suffering from HIV/AIDS. In addition to training, employees receive health benefits, emergency loans and transportation. Uganda Crafts employs approximately 300 artisans in five workshops or cooperatives, 85 percent of them women.