Galimoto Girl

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Kenya.

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In Africa, children make galimotos out of anything from sticks to cornstalks. Galimotos can be vehicles of any sort. This bicycling girl is made from cloth-wrapped wire. Watch the rider’s legs “pedal” as the wheels move. Created by artisans of the Chuma Wires workshop based in the Dandora area of Nairobi, Kenya. Chuma Wires provides valuable work for artisans who have little or no other opportunities for employment in this marginal section of Kenya’s sprawling capital.

  • Wire, cloth
  • Assorted designs
  • 26H inches
  • Made in Kenya

UPC: 732919460902

SKU: 4106460

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  • The Makers
    OTICART International Limited

    OTICART International LimitedOTIC, a privately held export and marketing company, seeks to help local artisans connect with export markets. OTIC provides export, packaging and quality control support for a number of small workshops in and around Nairobi. Read more.

  • Reviews (2).....
    • Young children LOVE these!
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      Years ago I bought two of these. For years, any young child (even newly walking toddlers) who comes to our home has loved these. They will spend hours and hours running through the house with them. They especially love to race, and it's good exercise for adults to try to keep up. Older children will...

    • Great gift idea! Fun for everyone
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      I have purchased three of these girl galimotos as gifts. Only one was for a child. These make perfect gifts for your adult friends and relatives, too. She sure brought a smile to brother's face today when I presented him with his birthday gift. He hung it right up on the wall for his wife to see (in...