Using locally harvested cattail stalks and strips of plastic used to make prayer mats, a network of women in Senegal are working together to create these beautiful handcrafted baskets.
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In the west African nation of Senegal, the Wolof women create an elegant new style of basket using strips of plastic recycled from prayer mats and rugs. Merging modern materials and traditional weaving skills with local sustainable natural fibers allows the Wolof women to comfortably earn income while sharing their beautiful creation with homes around the world.
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