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Holiday Gift Guide : Tanzanian Gifts With Purpose

By December 16, 2020August 31st, 2021Pristine Cares, Tanzania

Was your trip to Tanzania cancelled or postponed? Are you dreaming of an escape to wide open spaces, welcoming the magic of Tanzania? As the holidays approach, we would like to highlight some beautiful, unique and meaningful gift ideas or holiday gift guide that give back to communities in Tanzania.

Sidai Designs | Modern, Handmade, Accessories With A Story

Sidai collaborates with Maasai women in Tanzania to create handmade contemporary jewelry and homewares. Sidai aims to provide economic opportunity to Maasai women and girls by helping them to produce high quality beaded designs using traditional techniques of their tribe. Their work aims to preserve traditional Maasai beading techniques while elevating traditional methods giving them a contemporary aesthetic appeal. Explore their handmade products and help support Maasai women in Tanzania.

WomenCraft | Fair Trade Handmade Home Decor

A Fair Trade certified social enterprise in Northern Tanzania, WomenCraft has the goal to increase economic opportunity in post conflict, tri-border area of Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania. It brings rural women together facilitating their growth and connecting their artistry to the world. Support these women by purchasing their beautiful collections of woven baskets and homeware.

Sifa Threads | Good Conscience Shopping

Sifa invests in equipping women so that they can become successful business owners who in turn will invest in their communities. They use Tanzania textiles and upcycled fabric to create beautiful things designed with purpose. The products are 100% handmade. Shop their online store for beautiful clothing, homeware, and accessories.

Knock Foundation | Give The Gift of Education

Our favorite non-profit, Knock Foundation, supports underprivileged Tanzanian children and young adults attain quality education by providing full scholarships to English-medium traditional and trade schools. Your dollars can make a huge impact. Make a donation in honor of a family member and do good this holiday season!

Remembering Wildlife Books | Wildlife Charity Books for Your Home – Holiday Gift Guide

The highly acclaimed Remembering Wildlife series features five coffee table books, each focusing on a specific animal with the goal of raising awareness and funds for conservation efforts. This year’s book features stunning images of cheetahs, donated by 75 acclaimed wildlife photographers. Past books, also available for purchase, highlight lions, elephants, rhinos and great apes. Get yourself or a loved one a copy of one of these books this holiday season and contribute to important work to protect these creatures.

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