It’s hard to believe over four years have passed since we began this journey together. It would only be right if I opened this note with a wholehearted thank you. Thank you for your curiosity, for being open to a new company creating ethically-minded ways to decorate your home.
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We are always on the lookout for incredible, one-of-a-kind pieces from artisans around the globe. When we came across the work of these master craftsmen, we were mesmerized by the quality and attention to detail of their products. After learning more about their culture, and the model behind their manufacturing process, which focuses on sustainable […]
Banana leaves and stalks become beautiful and functional household goods through hand craftsmanship.
Abaharaniriterambere means People Fighting for Development, and the weavers of this cooperative are determined to use their craft to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to their community.
We use our time together not only to weave and exchange advice, but also to discuss important topics such as women’s rights.
Azizi Life partners with over 30 independent groups in Rwanda - over 500 artisans... and growing! Rising from the horrors of genocide, artisans from all backgrounds have joined together once again through their art. With their fair trade income, parents are caring for the health, nutrition, and education of their children. Families are building better homes. Women are rising out of crippling dependency to become contributors in their communities. Our artisan partners have a vision to be leaders for wholeness in their community, and we are privileged to partner with them.
Azizi Life offers a range of products skillfully crafted from locally-sourced, natural fibers such as sisal, banana leaf, and forest grasses. Our line of baskets highlights some of the best of Rwandan traditional and modern design. Artisans and designers collaborate to create new designs and products in our lines of baskets, home goods, and holiday décor.
Azizi Life is a faith-based social enterprise in Rwanda committed to sustainability, collaboration, and putting people first – artisans and customers alike. Founded in 2008 under the international NGO Food for the Hungry, Azizi Life has become a bridge to connect hardworking artisans to the global market. In addition to flourishing sales in Rwanda, Azizi Life offers products to US customers from our warehouse in Spokane, Washington, as well as FOB sales directly from Rwanda.