Fair Trade Tabu Hot Pad
Fair Trade Tabu Hot Pad

Fair Trade Tabu Hot Pad

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$14.00
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$14.00
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Tabu, meaning “scraps” in Swahili, is made using strips of leftover fabric wrapped around a wooden inner fiber. Our artisans are able to turn even the scraps into something beautiful. This hot pad is great for preserving your table or counter. Each hot pad measures approximately 8-9" in diameter. Each hot pad is individually handmade in Kibera, Kenya and will vary slightly in color and size.

Grain of Rice Project is a non-profit organization that empowers Kenyan through education and training initiatives in Jesus' name. Currently, we are based in Kibera slum, which is the largest slum in East Africa. Recent estimates show that over 235,000 people live in the single square mile area that makes up Kibera. Life in Kibera is challenging. People live in simple shacks made of sticks, mud, and tin. There is no running water. Sewage runs rampant and many people survive on less than $1 a day. But Grain of Rice Project works to provide opportunities to people in Kibera to help them overcome some of their hardships. Although we cannot change all of Kibera, we strive to do small things to empower people that will add up to make a big difference in their lives and will in turn spill over and make a difference in the lives of others around them. Our current focus is on building a school in rural Kenya to expand our reach through education.