knitted hand puppet zebra

knitted hand puppet zebra

Regular price $39

Homespun, soft toy keepsakes, hand knit glove puppets, finger puppets and ditsy bears and rabbits.

Hand crafted by knitters in Kenya using wool naturally dyed with local plants, vegetables and flowers.

 

Kenana Knitters taught women in the area to knit beautiful, organic cotton products using local, sustainable resources.  By providing a safe, family-friendly working environment, Kenana Knitters empowers women, offering them a chance to work and take charge of their lives, with pride and dignity.

Providing the knitters and spinners a regular income through their knitting, Kenana Knitters provides a monthly health clinic for the women, including free eye checks and glasses if needed and no woman is asked her HIV status. A savings plan, daily newspaper and access to free electricity for phone and torch charging are also provided.  The Kenana Knitters are changing their lives, stitch by stitch.