Fordham Coaster
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Fordham Coaster


Artisan: Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative / University: Fordham University / Available on Campus (should match the layout/tabs of other products)

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Product Description

Show your school spirit with this Fordham coaster! Handmade by artisans in a remote town outside of Nairobi, Kenya, this coaster is crafted from carved soapstone and hand-painted with care. Profits from the sale of this product are put toward health services, business education, and other benefits for artisans and their families. (Available in maroon and white).

Additional Information

Weight .14 kg
Dimensions 10.16 × 10.16 × 0.63 cm

Maroon with White F, White with Maroon F

Product Cost: $5.19
Producer: $3.00
S&H: $2.19
Spes Nova Commission (20%): $1.04
Other: $1.78
Community Premium: $0.00

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, is committed to discovering the wisdom and the transmission of learning through research and undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality…

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Kisii, a city in Western Kenya, is surrounded by soapstone quarries and is well known for both the quality of its soapstone and the skill of the carvers. Nyamarambe, a small village near Kisii, is the home of the 150-member Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative. This cooperative is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), committed to the highest level of ethical production and human rights…

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