- African Wax Print Mask
About the vendor:
Artisan Global, a 501(c)(3) non profit that develops sustainable jobs, strategies and workspaces alongside international artisan businesses in post-conflict regions. PLUS, one of our own buyers is also the Creative Director for Artisan Global, partnering with artisans on design concepts as well as business partnerships in Charleston and beyond!
Artisan Global Misson:
“We are working together with local entrepreneurs in Uganda to develop creative industries and address cycles of extreme poverty. Our global team (Uganda and the U.S.) designs community workspaces for innovation & impact. Our first pilot workspace opened in 2020 in Gulu, Uganda.
About Their Masks:
“Cultural and creative industries worldwide are estimated to employ 29 million people (UNESCO). During the pandemic, Artisan Global is more committed than ever to developing these industries in Uganda with local entrepreneurs to accelerate economic opportunities. Though this year has brought setbacks, the team on ground is creating solutions for rising unemployment rates and is launching a concept for sustainable impact.”