Woven Travels / Africa

CHOOSE THE WORLD YOU WANT: FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 22ND FEB - 7TH MARCH 2021

Since Fairtrade Fortnight's aim this year is to highlight the challenges climate change presents to rural farmers, we’d like to show you a short film we have made about the chairlady of one of the basket weaving groups we work closely with in Kenya: Madam Dorcas Ndinda, a farmer and greengrocer. 

 

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Woven Travels in Ghana

“We do not know each other like we know our family or friends, but we are connected by a thread that their ancestors have woven, beginning hundreds of years ago and travelling right through to the present day." Back in December last year, Holly and Camilla took their first trip to Ghana to meet with some of the weaving cooperatives that The Basket Room has partnered with since 2015. Read about their adventure, experiences and memories.
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