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Mutesi Feather Necklace

Women In Leadership

Why you'll love it: Utilizing the traditional Ugandan craft of paper beads, this contemporary necklace is perfect to add layer to your wardrobe this Fall.

How it's made: This necklace is handmade with small hand rolled grey paper beads and three brass feather pendants. Custom design between Artisans Thrive and WIL. The length is 18” in length from the neck to the bottom of the paper beads.

Made for you by: A group of women living in Busembatia, a rural village in Eastern Uganda, all part of the WIL-Uganda crafts program.

Your purchase supports: The crafts program teaches the women and girls skills that they are able to use for further craft business opportunities. By selling their crafts, the women their own income helping them to sustain themselves and their families. The women in the program also have an opportunity to participate in other programs of WIL including the Rights & Advocacy and Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights program; Leadership, Career Guidance, and Business Skills programs; and Literacy programs.


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