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Availability: In Stock
Size: 4" x 6", envelope included
Materials: Soda can aluminum, recycled wire, paper
Our Foraging Elephant note card from Kenya is crafted from wire and recycled aluminum. A colorful elephant on each card displays the assortment of cans distinctive to the artisans' region.
These one-of-a-kind cards are made by at-risk teenagers in a Kenyan co-op dedicated to turning people's lives around through art and education. Each sale is of direct benefit to Africans in need.
Sold singly. Aluminum design will vary depending on recycled materials.
Jarida Crafts is a social enterprise that creates hand made cards to customers and employees a variety of teenage individuals including drop-outs, young mothers, and street youth. While their circumstances might vary they all have one thing in common: creativity and their desire to share their art with others.
Not only does Jarida Crafts employee an at risk demographic, but takes it one step farther by offering classes to help shape their life. They have introduced sports to keep teenagers from getting into trouble after hours, hold seminars about the dangers of unsafe sex and drugs, and have classes introducing a variety of other crafts to help form life long skills.