Hand-woven in a classic Rwandan design with natural and black grasses, this basket will bring a touch of Africa to any decor. This basket includes a lid and a base. Sturdy yet lightweight. Crafted by the artisans of Igira Impuhwe [i-GI-ru im-HU-we] with all-natural, sustainable materials. Igira Impuhwe means "God is compassionate" in Kinyarwanda. Each basket measures approximately 7- by- 14 inches.
About this Artisan
As markets open up, the women of Igira Impuhwe [i-GI-ru im-HU-we] in Rwanda earn needed income from the sales of their eco-friendly, handwoven grass baskets. The artisan group lifts women, like Mukangenzi Laurance, out of desperate poverty. She now rents a home, has health insurance for her family, bought clothes for the children, and rents a garden to grow food. Each woman in the group is also presented with the life-changing offer of eternal life; Mukangenzi thanks God for changing her live. Igira Impuhwe means “God is compassionate” in Kinyarwanda.