This giraffe bookmark is made from bark cloth which was one of the earliest fabrics, made from beating soft inner bark into sheets. It has been manufactured in Uganda for centuries.
These bookmarks are produced by partners of NAWOU in Uganda, a co-operative of more than sixty independent women’s groups. These women live in rural areas and support their families through craft production.
National Association of Women Organisations of Uganda (NAWOU)
National Association of Women Organisations of Uganda (NAWOU) links together groups that are seeking to improve the status of women’s lives. Through training, advocacy, micro-finance programmes and identifying markets for handcrafts, women gain independence and self-confidence.Read more
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