This tote bag with two short handles is both fashionable and practical.
Weaving together timeless Nordic design and Kenyan handicrafts, each unique item is work of hands and hearts: beautiful, extremely durable and easy to keep clean.
Made from Sisal and recycled plastic with short leather handles.
Mifuko is a certified member of the World Fair Trade organization and each of their bags is signed by the artisan who made it.
All the 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 our products.
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 handicraft, and the story of a strong, independent woman whose signature you can find on the label.
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