Zingira Nyanza Community Craft
Zingira Nyanza Community Crafts is a community based organisation based in Kisumu, Western Kenya. They co-ordinate the efforts of local artisans to produce a range of handcraft products made from recycled and locally sourced materials. They use many recycled materials including water hyacinth – a weed which is overtaking many parts of Lake Victoria.
“A Word From Helen!
They work with people of both genders from 18 years old and upwards. There are currently 20 artisans working in the organisation. Some of the tin used is reject Coca Cola tin sheets which come from a manufacturing plant in Somalia. It’s good to see some use made of Coca Cola’s rubbish!