Boat Basket - Small Things Fair Trade
Boat Basket - Small Things Fair Trade

Boat Basket


Perfect for storage, carriage, or colorful decor, this natural Bolga basket makes an extraordinary impact. In one of the most impoverished areas of Ghana, women weavers are earning a sustainable income as they craft these distinctive elephant grass baskets using traditional techniques, patterns, and colors. Leather-wrapped handle. 13 1/2"h x 11"dia; handles: 20"l 

In order to ship more efficiently, our artisan partners fold this basket for packing. To remove creases, slightly dampen the basket, reshape, and air dry.

TradeAID Integrated

ABOUT THE ARTISAN

TradeAID Integrated supports the indigenous livelihoods of Ghana's poor, empowering them to earn a sustainable income through entrepreneurship and export of their crafts. Your purchase helps Ghana's poorest residents fight poverty, many of whom rely on traditional handicrafts to augment meager farming incomes.

Following his university research on basket weavers in northeastern Ghana, local student Apokerah Nicholas launched TradeAID with his colleagues in 2000. Situated in... Read more...