BROWN TOTE BAG MRegular price €67.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 131): -Infinity%
This medium tote bag/basket with two short handles are both fashionable and practical. Perfect for home storage or daily food market trip.
Weaving together timeless Nordic design and Kenyan handcrafts, each unique item is work of hands and hearts: beautiful, extremely durable and easy to keep clean.
Material: Paper and sisal with short leather handles.
Paper and sisal.
Mifuko is a certified member of the World Fair Trade organization and each of the baskets is signed by the artisan who made it.
In Swahili, kiondo means basket.
Kiondo baskets - and bags - are a Kenyan tradition, woven with a special traditional technique. Each piece is handmade by skilled women in rural villages - our Team Kenya. Their knowledge of weaving has been passed down from generation to generation.
The core idea behind Mifuko is in its name: in Swahili, ‘mifuko’ means pocket. With Mifuko, everyone is left with something valuable in their pocket. For the artisans in Kenya, it’s fair pay, empowerment, and less dependence on unpredictable farming as a source of income.
For Mifuko customers (that’s you!), it’s a unique piece that weaves together classic Nordic design, traditional Kenyan handcraft, and the story of a strong, independent woman whose signature you can find on the label.
All Mifuko products are handmade and unique as well as very eco-friendly, achieved by using locally sourced natural fibres, paper, wood, leather and either recycled or upcycled plastic in their products.