Handcarved Soapstone Santa

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Description

Display this beautiful piece of art in a festive arrangement on a mantel, shelf or centerpiece. This unique santa statue is hand-carved from soapstone and hand-painted by men and women with the Tabaka artisan group in Kenya.  Tabaka provides a model for the community by encouraging women as well as men to get involved. Tabaka saves 15% of their income to help orphans, widows, handicapped, elderly, and HIV/AIDS victims whether or not they are part of the Tabaka cooperative. In this way, the community also benefits as the group continues to look for new and innovative ways to make a positive impact.

Your purchases ultimately help to 
eradicate suffering, strengthen the community and help the artisans and their families break the cycle of poverty in the Kisii region of Kenya.

A fair-trade product, soapstone santa stands at approximately 8 inches tall.

 

SKU: 559057