A few weeks ago, I received a lovely basket made by the women of Rwanda as a part of the Rwanda Path to Peace Campaign! If you aren’t familiar with the Rwanda Path to Peace Campaign here are some more details…
The project was founded by Willa Shalit, a committed leader on the road to helping establish a hopeful future for Rwandan women. Shalit started the project in 2005, when she partnered with Macy’s to make the dream of recovery possible by selling woven baskets made by Rwandan women.
The women who have participated in this project are incredible and have found a way to restore hope and love among their communities and families with the sale of their baskets. They’ve gained respect among the men in their community and have been able to provide new clothes and food to their families and children because of the money they’ve raised. These baskets are a symbol of strength and courage among the Rwandan women who weave them. Macy’s is devoted to assisting the women of Rwanda in creating a sustainable future. Please join them in this fight.
The bowls are not only colorful, they are beautiful and are available at Macy’s! They currently retail for $39.99 and make great gifts this holiday season! I gave one to my grandmother and she loves it, why not support a wonderful cause and help the women of Rwanda!