Raffia Basket - Red

Ten Thousand Villages

The perfect item for home décor! This beautiful piece is made from natural and deep red raffia. Women working with Uganda Crafts, which helps single mothers widowed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, hand-weave this basket, worthy of your favorite wall or table! The women are able to weave these baskets at home, while earning a steady income.

    Details:

    • 12.5 inches in diameter x 3 inches wide
    • Includes 2-inch loop on the edge of the base for hanging
    • Hand-woven with red-dyed and natural raffia
    • Handmade in Uganda

      About Ten Thousand Villages
      For more than 60 years, Ten Thousand Villages has served as a fair trade retailer, working with more than 130 artisan groups from nearly 40 countries. It has pioneered the fair trade industry to help break the cycle of poverty.

      The non-profit social enterprise:

      • Pays a fair price;
      • Creates long-term partnerships with artisan groups;
      • Makes sure artisans have good working conditions;
      • Collaborates with designers to produce trend pieces that incorporate traditional craftmanship;
      • Emphasizes using recycled or renewable materials;
      • Empowers to help create change for the artisans, their communities, and their families.

      Photo: © Courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages


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