Handcrafted Polymer Clay Beads from Nepal
We are the authorized distributor for Samunnat beads. Samunnat is a non-profit organization which assists Nepalese women who are affected by domestic violence. Each bead is a gift, and a story of one woman's life.
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Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013
After years of your support in making a difference for the women of Kazuri, we thought, why not expand our reach? We have searched the globe for high-quality, high-design products that empower local artisans and effect positive change. Despite the challenging situations that disadvantaged women often face, they are nonetheless full of ideas, spirit, hope and vision. Research has shown that creating employment for women in developing countries strengthens entire communities. These factors are what motivated us to create Many Hands Marketplace, a new global boutique within the Kazuri West site.
As successful importers of international handcrafted artisanal products and distributors for handcrafted Kazuri beads made by women in Kenya, our team at Kazuri West has been in the business of advocating great art for great causes for nearly nine years. We are a grassroots organization engaging in ethical commerce, creating jobs, paying fair wages, where everything you buy gives back.
We hope you find some exciting new treasures that Many Hands has to offer. Just visit the countries represented on the colored tabs at the top of the page. Enjoy shopping, for "goodness" sake!
The Samunnat StoryWe are excited to announce a new exclusive partnership with "Samunnat," a truly wonderful and gifted group of women in Nepal. Samunnat, a non-profit organization, was formed as a much-needed resource to assist the many Nepalese women who are the victims of domestic violence. These women produce some of the most beautifully-detailed hand-crafted polymer clay beads we've ever seen. We immediately knew we had to do our part to help usher these beads into the world in a larger way.
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