This cute card is made from water hyacinth and features two recycled tin turtles with wire and bead detail, and a love heart. The water hyacinth is a invasive weed in Lake Victoria causing environmental and economic havoc, and so local artisans have started to use it to make paper and other products. Handmade by skilled artisans working with Hyacinth Crafts, one of our fair trade partners in Kenya.
Hyacinth Crafts started in response to environmental and economic havoc caused by invasive water hyacinth in Lake Victoria. The hyacinth is harvested and made into rope and paper. This work empowers producers through providing employment, income, creativity and a sense of purpose.Read more
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