Wholesale Fair Trade African Handmade

Blue & Red Recycled Wire & Metal Retro Bicycle Ornament

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SKU: jab2d

Availability: In Stock

Origin: Kenya

Size: 4.5"L x 2.5"T

Materials: Wire, metal, paint

These sweet recycled metal ornaments are handcrafted by the artisans of Jarida Crafts in rural Western Kenya. A fun way to bring color and the positive vibes of the global up-cycling movement to your holiday decor.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Jarida Crafts is a Kenyan social enterprise that creates hand made cards and small gifts. Jarida employees are 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, held seminars about the dangers of unsafe sex and drugs and offered classes introducing a variety of other crafts to help form life long skills.

These crafts which are made from recycled aluminum cans not only help make the environment a little better, they also help make the lives of these young people and the world a little better too.