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April 29, 2019

Read Hellen’s Story of Success Through Baskets and Beads

Meet Hellen. Hellen lives in the Kipsongo slum. Kipsongo Background – The Kipsongo slum came into existence when the Turkana tribe who lived in Northwestern Kenya for centuries fled harsh conditions and midgrated to Kitale. Fourty years ago, severe drought and famine made survival inpossible. The ongoing conflict over resources […]
April 2, 2019

Meet Gloria from the Kipsongo Slum

Gloria lives in the Kipsongo slum. Kipsongo is a slum built on top of a former landfill. The people who live there are from the Turkana tribe and fled harsh conditions in the late 60’s/early 70’s and migrated to Kitale, Kenya. They ended up settling at the landfill (known as […]
February 1, 2019

Baskets and Beads and Bags too…

Baskets and Beads by Artisans of Kenya is a project that started last year when Eldonna went to Kenya and met the ladies of the Kipsongo slum.  Since that time she has a growing community in Kenya of women who are joining together in cooperation to produce beautiful hand crafted […]
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