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African Bolga Fan

African Bolga Fan

Regular price $34.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $34.00 CAD
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African Bolga fans are a classy way to stay cool in hot summer weather. Or you can use it as sustainable and beautiful wall decoration.

Width: Approx. 30cm

Height: Approx. 30cm, with handle 50cm

The fan is made of natural veta vera (elephant) grass straw. Colours may fade in contact with direct sunlight. Caution: this product may splinter.

MATERIALS

The fans is made of natural veta vera grass straw. Should the basket loose its shape, hydrate it lightly, and restore its initial form. Allow it to dry in a well-ventilated room. Colours may fade in contact with direct sunlight. Caution: this product may splinter.

PACKAGING

This product comes package-free, besides a small paper label letting you know the name of the woman who made your basket!

END OF LIFE

This product should be used for as long as possible and then donated to give it a new life. Otherwise, it is 100% compostable!

BRAND

Yen Pang Basket Weavers cooperative was established in Kongo village Northern Ghana in 2014 with the support of Estonian NGO Mondo. Having initially started with eight women under a mango tree, the cooperative has now quadrupled in size, and has its own centre for weaving and storing the baskets. The cooperative is also training other women in nearby villages in basket weaving.

FAST SHIPPING & DELIVERY

We're pleased to offer the following options for delivery. 

LOCAL DELIVERY in Toronto
**NEW extended GTA wide coverage**
Order online and select "Ship/Deliver"
$8 GTA FLAT DELIVERY FEE
 Orders over $175 have FREE DELIVERY within the GTA.
Other shipping calculated at checkout.
Please enter a cell phone number so our delivery service can send you TEXT notifications on your order. If you have specific instructions for the delivery write them on the "Order notes" (if you want it hidden behind a certain plant, or under a chair, etc.)

Delivery schedule: Once orders are packed, they will be delivered within 2 business days. No deliveries during the weekends at this time.

*NOTE for CONDO and APARTMENT buildings, please leave a phone number where we can reach you when we are on our way. We will call you and leave the package outside your building, our team is not able to buildings. Please enter buzzer number when applicable and any indication that package can be left with concierge or at lobby.

GTA delivery area includes:

Toronto, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Ajax, Concord, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Markham, Brampton, Milton, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Scarborough.


SHIPPING

Free shipping on orders over $175, before taxes. Canada wide. Shipped by Canada Post Expedited Parcel.

Other shipping calculated at checkout.

HOW WE PACK IT

We repurpose all packaging materials we receive for order shipments, including any cardboard boxes, paper, tissue, and corn-based packing peanuts. We use recyclable paper tape with water activated adhesive. Sometimes, plastic wrapping falls on our hands from certain vendors. We keep it for situations where a bit of bubble wrap will help better protect your product. 

We encourage you to repurpose it and keep it going around :)

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