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Bark Cloth Animal Bookmarks
Royal Bark Cloth / Bridge for Africa
Made of sustainably harvested fig tree bark, these bookmarks provide a continual source of income to farmers and artisans in Uganda. Bark cloth is a traditional non-woven fabric made from a specific species of fig tree native to Uganda.
About Royal Bark Cloth Designs, Uganda
Royal Bark Cloth Designs employs a number of artisans, many of whom are single mothers. Royal Bark Cloth Designs seeks to nurture a culture of design in Uganda by providing training in everything from initial design and stitchery to labeling and packaging.
About Bridge for Africa, Africa
Bridge (Building Resources to Inspire Dignity, Growth, and Empowerment) for Africa pays artists in Africa a living wage, promotes sustainable development in Africa, and educates consumers in the US about the benefits of Fair Trade as a method to fight poverty in the developing world.