Each sleeping animal pot is a whimsical, functional take on the traditional wood carving found across Africa. Every pot is individually hand-crafted by Bangwe Carvers out of wood, making it 100% unique. Imperfections should be expected and simply add to the charm of your handmade pot.
18cm long x 7cm wide x 9cm tall approx
Jacaranda wood & lead-free matt paint
About the supplier
People of the Sun is a social enterprise that empowers low-income artisans in Malawi by helping them build sustainable businesses, preserve their cultural heritage, and improve their standard of living. Through interest-free loans, training, and resources, People of the Sun helps these artisans succeed while also preserving their unique skills and cultural traditions. By partnering with talented designers and respected international brands, People of the Sun creates innovative, irresistible designs that raise their public profile and strengthen brand awareness. Supporting People of the Sun means supporting ethical sourcing and small businesses while making a positive impact on the lives of more than 600 Malawians.
How your purchase can make a difference
Malawi, a landlocked country in South East Africa, is one of the least developed countries in the world, with over 70% of its population living below the poverty line. Limited access to education, healthcare, and job opportunities exacerbates the poverty crisis in Malawi.
Fairtrade benefits to artisans
By purchasing products from social enterprises like People of the Sun, you can make a difference in the lives of Malawians. These social enterprises provide low-income artisans with the resources and training they need to build sustainable businesses and improve their standard of living.