Banana Fiber Purse
Banana Fiber Purse
Banana Fiber Purse made in Western Kenya of banana fiber.
These banana fiber and palm bags are a unique accessory sure to draw attention. Each is made in Western Kenya of banana fiber. The banana leaves are dried and stripped of their inner zylem before being cut into strips and woven into a bag. The edges are bound and the entire bag is lined with fabric which has a sewn pocket to keep your keys, cell phone or other valuables in easy reach. The long handle is made of hand woven palm leaves backed with fabric. The bag is securely closed with a woven button and loop.
The small measures approximately 5 1/2″ x 4 3/4″ X 3 1/2″.
The large measures approximately 6″ x 6″ x 3 1/2″.
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Aina Moja is Kiswahili for "one of a kind". Each item is uniquely hand-made by African artists and therefore, one of a kind. Due to the fact that each item is handmade, actual item may vary slightly from product image.
Aina Moja products are sold at art and craft fairs throughout the summer and fall as well as in the Aina Moja shop in Belfast, Maine.
Aina Moja is a member of Fair Trade Gifts and is part of the Artisan Support project of Expanding Opportunities, a 501(3)c organization.
Our items are purchased directly from artisans in Kenya, Africa and not at tourist stations. The purchase of the items supports individuals and families in Kenya.
Proceeds from sales of the items at Aina Moja help support the projects of Expanding Opportunities, including the Street Children Fund, STEMS, Camp Forest, Friends Across the Ocean, Books for Kenya, and Distance Learning Centers. Expanding Opportunities has the greater mission of increasing self-sufficiency through educational and charitable projects for people nationally and internationally.
Aina Moja offers you an opportunity to donate for a child or give to Expanding Opportunities. Add a donation to your order for yourself or give a donation as a gift.
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