Artisan: Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative / University: Fordham University / Available for Campus Pick-up
Show your Fordham pride with this Fordham mug! Perfect for starting your day with fair trade coffee or tea. Hand carved and painted by artisans in a remote town outside of Nairobi, Kenya. Profits from the sale of this product are put toward health services, business education, and other benefits for artisans and their families.
|Dimensions||8.26 × 12.07 × 8.26 cm|
Product Cost: $13.06
Spes Nova Commission (20%): $3.75
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…
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…