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Kenya has the quintessential African landscape with an abundance of arid grasslands and large wildlife parks. But Kenya also boasts tropical beaches, coral reefs, and ancient cities. The Indian Ocean laps Kenya's southeastern border, Lake Victoria its southwestern corner.
There are roughly 70 tribal groups in Kenya. Though less than ten percent of the land is arable, approximately 80 percent of Kenyans depend on agriculture for their livelihood.
Namayiana is an informal cooperative of Maasai women artisans who create traditional Maasai beaded items. Namayiana means “We are...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Trinity Jewelry Crafts
Trinity Jewelry Crafts is small jewelry–making business located on the edge of Kariobangi, one of the poorest sections of Nairobi and home...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
SMOLart Self Help Group
Smolart is a self-help organization in the Western Kenyan community of Kisii, near Lake Victoria. As a unique source of kisii soapstone,...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Don Bosco Printing Press
The Don Bosco Printing Press, named after its Salesian founder, aims to contribute to the social and economic growth of young people,...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
OTICART International Limited
In 1995 Claytone Ombasyi, a Christian businessman in Nairobi, Kenya, started OTIC, a privately held export and marketing company. Ombasyi,...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
KICK Trading Ltd.
KICK Trading (Kisumu Innovation Centre of Kenya) is a registered company with artisans, staff and supporters holding shares. KICK Trading is...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Located near Mombasa, Kenya’s second largest city, Bombolulu provides employment and numerous other benefits, including housing, medical...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Kisac Fair Trade Ltd.
Kisac Fair Trade Ltd. is an artisan-based group made up of members, employees and artisans. The group's goals include the following: 1)...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Jacaranda Workshop, a nonprofit organization located in Nairobi, Kenya, provides employment, training and other assistance to artisans with...Their Story and Handcrafted Products