This very finely woven basket is handcrafted by artisans in the Northern Region of Ghana, West Africa.
While farming supplies the majority of the income in the region, basket weaving provides supplemental income during the dry season. Many of the weavers are women and the extra income helps provide daily necessities for their families.
Click on the visit button to see the item on our website. You will also find a large selection of other African fabrics and fair trade crafts. We have a 5,000 foot shop in California, so if you are ever in the neighborhood, do come visit!
Your support of Ananse Village has direct impact on the lives of the artisans we work with and helps preserve traditional textile techniques.