CHANGE TO INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
We are suspending International order processing (with the exception of Canada) until further notice due to COVID.
Posted in Meet the Artisans
NOBUNTO is a South African Fair Trade company that creates high quality hand-painted candles, ceramics and handcrafted greeting cards with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs. Their mission is, in a region with high unemployment, to alleviate poverty, not only through development of industry but to be socially, ethically, and sustainably responsible.
Based in the small village Napier, about 180 km east of Cape Town, NOBUNTO has provided employment to mostly woman of the disadvantaged community and guarantees an income for over 18 families. The unemployment rate in the area is in the region of 50%. The word NOBUNTO comes from the Sotho language, meaning "For the people".
Hand Painted Candles in Uzushi Design (pillar) - Nobunto
Bring the culture and beauty of South Africa to your home with these Fair Trade, hand painted candles. UZUSHI signifies “discovery” in Swahili and is portrayed through design and vibrant colors. Candle measures 2” diameter, 4” high with a burn time up to 64 hours.
Subscribe to our newsletter and always be the first to hear about what is happening.
© 2023 The Village Artisan
Managed ecommerce by Global Crafts | Powered by Shopify