Shoulder bag with beads from recycled magazines
Each bead is original, unique and made out of recycled paper & magazines and is coated with a varnish making them water-resistant.
Handmade, Fair-trade labour in Uganda
Measurements: 21 cm x 11 cm x 2.5cm (8.5" x 4.5" x 1") strap: 73 cm (29")
Operating in Canada and Uganda, Beads of Awareness (BOA) is a social business working to increase awareness about alternative development in Africa, support non-profits and balance business concerns with community entrepreneurship.
It purchases their jewellry from artisans according to fair-trade practices, which helps to support micro-finance initiatives and social responsibility across the globe. As an active partner in Uganda, Beads of Awareness invests 50% of its profits in development projects led by their members and other organizations in the Gulu district.
Learn more about this organization on their website: https://beadsofawareness.org/