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Handcrafted by Shanga

“Shanga”, meaning bead in Swahili, is a social enterprise founded in 2007. Today, Shanga’s custom-built workshop is based in Arusha, Tanzania, the gateway to the northern safari circuit. Shanga currently employs over 50 people, 34 of who have a disability. The team’s focus is

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Vegan Shoes & Bags

Insecta is a “made in Brazil” brand created by purposeful women driven to build a more sustainable world. Their objective is to create new shoes using existing or recycled raw materials. They believe that vegan shoes should be beautiful and,

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Vikapu Bomba Handwoven Bags and Baskets

From time immemorial, grass weaving has been a tradition in Iringa, a city located in the Tanzanian Southern Highlands. Women from the Hehe and Bena tribes have learnt to use ancient techniques passed down from generation to generation to create

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Regenerate Australia

Regenerate Australia Australia is the only developed country listed as a global deforestation hotspot, with an estimated 400,000 to 500,000 hectares of land cleared annually. This means that in the next 10 years, as many as 750 million native animals

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Maki: Handmade in Ecuador

Maki is a fair trade certified organisation working to preserve the artisanal wealth of indigenous women in Ecuador. The organisation also provides economic and social advancement opportunities for local artisans living in remote rural communities, turning each artisan into a

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Sidai: Handmade by Maasai Women

Sidai is a social enterprise currently working with over 100 Maasai artisan women in Arusha, Tanzania. Aside from producing incredible pieces of Maasai Jewellery, Sidai also runs social programs for their artisans on topics such as women’s rights and cattle

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Handmade Homeware by WomenCraft

WomenCraft is a Fair Trade certified social enterprise located in the northeast of Tanzania. They bring rural women together to facilitate their growth and connect them to global markets. WomenCraft engages and empowers over 600 female artisans. By commercialising their craft,

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Carol Barreto Upcycled Jewellery

Carol Barreto creates and produces upcycled Jewellery in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. She collects and uses materials such as discarded plastic bottles and aluminium cans. She aims to challenge our notion of what is waste by creating a new

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