The Lucy Ornament
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- natural cotton + genuine leather
- handmade by Kenyan artisans
- cotton tassels + leather half circle
- size: 3.25n x 4in
- brand: Imani Collective
Imani Collective is a socio-economic empowerment organization that employs over eighty Kenyan women + men in Mtepeni Village and Mombasa, Kenya along with half a dozen women stateside. They believe that together, we unleash a woman’s greatness through empowerment + opportunity + community. Dignified employment is a key ingredient for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries around the world. Over the past 5 years, Imani Collective’s innovative model to provide women, men and their families with empowerment, skills training, community and access to education has proven highly effective at improving artisan livelihoods. They also strive to be ethically-responsible and environmentally-friendly when sourcing their local, raw + organic materials. By sourcing from local markets + vendors they are investing in the local economy which is essential to overall economic development in the area. They support the integrity of ethically sourced, artisan made goods and their heart is to create opportunities for men and women to make them.