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Ugandan Raffia Basket - Zig Zag - by Women with Abilities

Ugandan Raffia Basket - Zig Zag - by Women with Abilities

Regular price $45.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $45.00 CAD
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Beautiful new product from Women with Abilities - rural women in Uganda.

These lovely raffia basket are great as a fruit bowl, a trinket platter, or a display on the wall. Use them in kitchen, living room or bathroom - they fit in every space! Handmade with natural materials by a women’s group in Kikooba village in Uganda.

Three different sizes:

Big:  diameter 44-46cm, height 10-12cm

Medium: diameter 33-35cm, height 8-9cm

Small: diameter 27-28cm, height 5-7cm

The product is handmade from raffia dyed with natural plant dyes. Can bleed. Do not keep long periods in humid conditions to avoid moulding. If the basket becomes dirty, you can wash it slightly with detergent and sponge, let to dry out thoroughly.

MATERIALS

This product is composed of raffia (palm leaf fibre) and dyed with natural plant dyes.

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

Kikooba Women with Abilities is a group of local women in Kikooba village, two hours drive west from Kampala, the capital of Uganda. The women from poor background come together to learn new skills and to engage in income-generating activities. They meet regularly to produce gorgeous crafts from local natural materials. Their baskets, mats and jewels are made from banana leaves, sisal and palm fibres.

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
Shipping to Ontario and Quebec $15 (outside of GTA)
Shipping rest of Canada $25
Applicable to orders up to $175, before taxes, Canada wide.
 Orders over $175 have FREE DELIVERY within the GTA.

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

Shipping to Ontario and Quebec $15
Shipping rest of Canada $25
Applicable to orders up to $175, before taxes, Canada wide. Shipped by Canada Post Expedited Parcel.
Free shipping on orders over $175, before taxes. Canada wide. Shipped by Canada Post Expedited Parcel.

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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