Natural Iringa Pencil Cup Basket
Natural Iringa Pencil Cup Basket
Natural Iringa Pencil Cup Basket

Natural Iringa Pencil Cup Basket

Vendor
Wilderhouse
Regular price
$25.00
Sale price
$25.00
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This basket cup is made with sustainably harvested milulu grass reeds that are found in the marshes of Tanzania. The reeds are dried in the sun, dyed with natural dyes and then split for weaving. Hand-woven by talented rural Tanzanian women, the earnings from these baskets are used for school fees, food, farming supplies and savings. 

For many women living in the lush southern highlands, life centers around subsistence farming, cooking, cleaning and caring for children. Women weave baskets between their other duties. When a woman has money of her own to use or share, she has greater influence over her life and future.

Approximately 4" X 4"