Don't you just love these baskets?
They are too cool not to have... and there is a feel-good story behind them to boot.
Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for nearly 20 years. Founded by an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development and a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse continents. When you buy a Swahili product, you help build strong communities in Africa from the grassroots level. Swahili is a member of the Fair Trade Federation.
10 ways to use a basket in your home
For newspapers and magazines.
For potted plants.
For fresh fruits and veg from the market.
For fireplace logs.
For hand towels and soaps.
For fresh bath towels beside the bathtub.
For herbs and seasalts and spatulas.
By the stairs as a catch-all.
For wools, knitting needles and twine.
For unique decoration on your walls.