Hand-Painted Cube Candle - Matuko Design - Nobunto - Mandala Sol

Nobunto

Hand-Painted Cube Candle - Matuko Design - Nobunto

Regular price $14.99

Celebrate the beauty and culture of South Africa with these Fair Trade, hand painted candles. Artists use great care and attention to detail to paint these African-inspired designs. This colorful candle features a cube shape, which is hand-painted by artisans in South Africa. Each candle is 2.75 inches square.

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Meet the Artisans

 

NOBUNTO is a South African Fair Trade company that creates high quality hand-painted candles, ceramics and handcrafted greeting cards with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs. Their mission is, in a region with high unemployment, to alleviate poverty, not only through development of industry but to be socially, ethically, and sustainably responsible.

Based in the small village Napier, about 180 km east of Cape Town, NOBUNTO has provided employment to mostly woman of the disadvantaged community and guarantees an income for over 18 families. The unemployment rate in the area is in the region of 50%. The word NOBUNTO comes from the Sotho language, meaning "For the people".