Available in navy or deep red. Handmade by Veronica in the Namatala slum; made of paper beads with brass hook closure; approximately 14”. Due to the nature of the handmade process, color, shape, and size may vary.
WHEN YOU PURCHASE THE VERONICA…
When you purchase the “Veronica” you are helping her start her own small business selling banana wine.
Veronica is a native to Namatala. She grew up with her nine sisters and one brother in the same compound where she lives today with her own children. Her father owns property in Namatala and gave each of his daughters their own plot of land. Veronica was able to build on the land when she received a microfinance grant from a local nonprofit organization. She built a small house that has eight bedrooms, each about the size of a walk-in closet. She lives in the front of the house with her six children and rents the six remaining rooms at 10,000 ($4) Ugandan Shillings per month each. Though the income is small, she feels fortunate to receive this money each month…Read More