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Ten Thousand Villages // Wire and Cloth Bicycle and Rider Figurine – Galimoto Boy

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In Africa, homemade galimotos are fashioned by children out of anything from sticks to cornstalks, and can be vehicles of any sort. This ingeniously crafted “galimoto” push-toy bicycle rider is created from shaped wire wrapped around fabric by artisans of

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In Africa, homemade galimotos are fashioned by children out of anything from sticks to cornstalks, and can be vehicles of any sort. This ingeniously crafted “galimoto” push-toy bicycle rider is created from shaped wire wrapped around fabric by artisans of the Chuma Wires workshop based in the Dandora area of Nairobi, Kenya. Chuma Wires provides valuable work for artisans who have little or no other opportunities for… Authentic fair trade product.

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Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages Logo Ten Thousand Villages ethically sources unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serveware and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of the 30 developing countries where their artisans reside. One of the world's largest fair trade organizations and a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), the company strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in over 30 countries. Each item is an authentic fair trade item, ethically sourced, and handmade. Affordability | [star rating="5"] Earth-Friendly | [star rating="4"] Charitable Giving | Unknown Social Good | [star rating="5"]

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