social enterprise kasinde crafts work with talented artisan women handcrafting natural baskets in kenya. the women, who are between the ages of 25 and 90, come together and collaborate in units, which leads to increased integration into the community and opportunities for them to creatively exchange ideas and advice. the income the artisans earn by creating these baskets supports their household earnings, which are usually generated from agriculture and farming. women can feel empowered, use their voices, and participate in essential decision-making processes at home and in the community at-large.
a female collective of over 1,700 basket weavers and artisans that use their skills to assist in the conservation of their environment. the organisation currently supports 61 women’s groups that make handicrafts throughout the kasigau region in south-eastern kenya and, in doing so, complements larger conservation initiatives in the area.