Rwandan Cross Towel
This beautiful and one-of-a-kind towel is perfect for your kitchen! Each towel features unique African fabric sewn together to form a cross.
The towels are handmade by the women artisans of More Than Sparrows in Rwanda who are able to earn a fair wage with dignity.
Measures 19-by-27.5 inches. Includes loop on back for hanging. Cross fabric colors vary.
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About this Artisan
More Than Sparrows
More Than Sparrows artisans in Kigali, Rwanda, are growing in strength of spirit as well as new-found respect and dignity because they have worked together to leave their old lives behind. Discovering that they can learn new handcrafts which are valued by others has offered the artisans hope and the opportunity to prosper.
In 2013, a benefactor shared a reading from Matthew 10:31 with the artisans: "Fear not, therefore, you are of more value than many sparrows." These women were sex workers and street vendors, isolated women who were considered the lowest of the low, but this reading assured them that they had great value. Knowing their own worth brought them comfort and hope. Through their struggles they have discovered a sense of identity.
The artisans support each other, look after each other, listen to each other and take pride in what they do. They have become resilient and because of that, they now stand up and say, "We are More than Sparrows."