YouMeWe Basket

$25.00

Each basket is handmade in eSwatini. Each item is as unique as the women who weave them, and the individual purchasing them. Made of sisal, a natural renewable source material. Approximate diameter is 16cm.

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Investing in rural women

With a passion for excellence and respect for the earth, the remarkable women of Tintsaba create beautiful handmade products centered around the use of Sisal, a sustainable natural weed that grows wild in eSwatini. Each small basket takes 12 -15 hours to produce. Women can provide their children an education, and food with their Fair Trade earnings.

Tintsaba is renowned for refined, high-quality sisal basketry weaving, and is considered one of the top 3 weavers in the world. They have earned the reputation of being Master Weavers in Sisal.

Tintsaba creates a workplace that women grow and develop. Through various workshops ranging from leadership, skill-set development, environmental awareness, and women’s health. Tintsaba prides itself on encouraging a holistic approach to not only women’s work but also in the weavers’ daily lives.

Additional information

Weight.227 kg
Dimensions16 × 16 × 6 cm