Artisans


Long term relationships with all touch points of our value chain ensure lasting impact. To date we have collaborated and trained with 278 artisans in Rwanda.


HandMade in Rwanda



Our Artisans' Work


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Sewing - the craft of stitching two items together using needle and thread


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Basket weaving - an intricate process of weaving plain sissal and grass together and then stiching them together to make a basket. Each visible thread is hand stitched.

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Hand embroidery - hand craft of decorating fabric using thread or yarn.



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Beading - beads are used decorate fabric. We also use them to decorate our "Ibyansi" and our "igicuma"


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Imigongo - a popular traditional art craft in Rwanda. It is produced by putting cow dung on a wooden boards and making geomotric shapes or spirals. After the dung has dried and harden, it is then painted. Traditional colors are white, black, grey, and red.