Wholesale Fair Trade African Handmade

Celebratory Elephant Handmade Note Card from Kenya

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SKU: jkcard69

Availability: In Stock

Origin: Kenya

Size: 4" x 6", envelope included

Materials: Soda can aluminum, recycled wire, paper

This sweet handmade card features an elephant holding a bunch of colorful balloons. From the handmade paper to the wire and recycled aluminum, each portion of the card is carefully handcrafted.

These one-of-a-kind cards are made by at-risk teenagers in a Kenyan cooperative dedicated to uplifting youth through art and education. Each sale directly benefits young Africans in need of a positive and healthy source of income.

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.