THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Bridge For Africa
Bridge For Africa's mission is to realize the incredible potential for making a difference in African artisan communities by harnessing the outstanding artistic talent of African artisans to create marketable products for sale in the U.S.
The founders of Bridge For Africa recognized that while the art emerging from Africa represents an extraordinary blend of tradition, vibrancy and the beauty of modern Africa, local markets are such that artisans are frequently rewarded less than a living wage for their work. This is how BRIDGE started, or the non-profit organization committed to Building Resources to Inspire Dignity, Growth, and Empowerment through trade. Bridge for Africa is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting self-sufficiency and the dignity of work in rural African communities.