Recycled Paper Coaster Set

These vibrant, recycled paper coasters give meaningful work to impoverished women in Uganda.
created by

Safina Nakanwagi

$35.00

Safina Nakanwagi created by

Safina Nakanwagi

read more about the maker

Drink to Doing Good

In Uganda, women who face poverty, disease, and violence are given a chance at a self-sustained life: They come together to make these vibrant coasters. Crafted from strips of recycled paper, the artisans twirl and cut many vibrant layers. They seal each with a non-toxic varnish, making them a beautiful place to rest cold drinks. Each coaster is one-of-a-kind, just like the powerful woman who made it. Handmade in Uganda.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Uganda

Safina Nakanwagi

created by

Safina Nakanwagi

location

Uganda

“My beads are an expression of myself. They are beautiful and durable. I carefully select different colors and focus on designing in a special and unique way.” Safina has unknowingly described herself. Safina Nakanwagi's joyful spirit and infectious smile disguise her painful past. She is a 40 year old, uneducated HIV-positive widow. Since joining a Ugandan initiative to gain health education and trade skill training, Safina's outlook has changed dramatically.

Handmade Recycled
Made from
recycled paper
Measurements
4" diameter x 0.25" H
Ingredients
Care
Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Item ID
48476

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