Bombolulu

 

Bombolulu Workshops envisions “a Kenyan community where people with disabilities are economically and socially empowered, self-reliant, and fully integrated members of their communities.”

 

Summary

  • Bombolulu Workshops was founded in 1969 as a branch of the Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya Coast Branch.
  • Bombolulu employs 113 artisans in Kenya who are blind or physically disabled and who would otherwise have virtually no chance of employment in the mainstream labor market.
  • They manage a workshop near Mombasa, Kenya's second largest city.
  • Artisans benefit from housing, medical aid, adult education, and other benefits.
  • Member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), which verifies and monitors fair trade practices.
  • We source Bombolulu jewelry through SERRV and Ten Thousand Villages, non-profit organizations that import Bombolulu jewelry to North America.