Handwoven in a classic Rwandan design with natural and black grasses, this sturdy yet lightweight basket is crafted by the artisans of Igira Impuhwe with all-natural, sustainable materials.This basket includes a lid and a base. Each basket measures approximately 7- by- 14 inches.
About this Artisan
As markets open up, the women of Igira Impuhwe [i-GI-ru im-HU-we] in Rwanda earn needed income from the sales of their eco-friendly, handwoven grass baskets. Igira Impuhwe lifts women like Mukangenzi Laurance out of desperate poverty. She now rents a home, has health insurance for her family, bought clothes for her children, and rents a garden to grow food. Each woman in the group is also presented with the life-changing offer of eternal hope. Mukangenzi thanks God for changing her life. Igira Impuhwe means “God is compassionate” in Kinyarwanda.