Mmaa Asombono Basket is handwoven by local artisans on the border of Ghana and Burkina Faso. It is named after the daughter of the founder of the Collectives and means 'good gift' in the local dialect.
Woven using traditional Ghanaian techniques, it has an open top and dark navy leather handles that will sit comfortably in the crook of your arm.
The Mmaa Asombono Basket is robust enough to hold everything you need to a day out.
Crafted from locally sourced straw and vegetable-based dyes.
The Mmaa Asombono Basket is approximately:
Size may vary slightly due to the hand-crafted process - this is not considered a fault.
The patterns differ with each new batch and the bases may be patterned or plain.
Please email us if you prefer a particular size or base design.
Mmaa bags are handwoven by local artisans. This sustainable bag has the below CONTENT sustainable fashion badges:
Handcrafted Badge - The artisans, part of a collective on the border of Ghana and Burkina Faso, take two to three days to hand weave each piece. Variations in design and pattern are a unique part of this process and not considered a fault.
Resource Innovation Badge - Straw is procured locally, reducing the carbon footprint. Vegetable based dyes are used and the weaving is all done by women in the collective
Charitable Badge - For each Mmaa bag that you purchase, a girl or young woman will receive a reusable sanitary kit (one pad holder, three washable pad liners, soap, six pairs of underwear and washing bag) that will help keep girls in school and help end the shame and silence around period poverty. Members of the collective have access to financial literacy training, sexual and reproductive health education and business support programs.
We offer free UK delivery on all orders over £25 & free international delivery on all orders over £50 when the parcel weighs up to 2kgs.
On 1st January 2021, all countries outside of the UK will be automatically VAT-free at checkout. This means the listed price on products with VAT included will be reduced by 20% when you checkout. You may be charged import taxes and handling fees as set by your country when the items arrive. The taxes in the UK have been removed from your order so your country will charge you taxes on arrival. Please note: VAT free items such as books, tea, coffee and some food items already exclude VAT at checkout.
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