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EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

Mifuko's wonderful baskets help you organise your home and to find the right place for everything from small toys to pillows.

100 % HANDMADE

We believe that a happier future is made by hand.

FAIR TRADE

We have committed to putting people and planet first in everything we do. 

LOVELY ORNAMENTS

Mifuko's ornaments have been handcarved from fallen jacaranda tree branches.

LIMITED EDITION SCARVES

Skafu silk-cotton scarves have been handwoven in Ethiopia in a Fair Trade workshop.

MIFUKO STORIES

Learn more about our work in Kenya.

Mifuko is a proud member of World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO), the highly regarded global community of social enterprises that practice Fair Trade. WFTO members must demonstrate they put people and the planet first, adhering to the WFTO Fair Trade Principles.

Kiondo and Mkeka baskets

As each basket is handmade the size and shape may vary. Size variation for the diameter and/or height is presented in the size chart below. Iringa and Bolga have same height as Kiondo and Mkeka baskets, but due to their different shapes their measures have been specified in the product description.

Length of the leather handles varies depending of the model. Shorter handles are 33 cm / 13" long, and 70 cm / 27" long on our shopper baskets. Handing baskets have a little narrower handle and it's length is 115 cm. Vegetable tanned leather colour may vary and be slightly different from what is shown in the product images. 

SIZE

DIAMETER

 HEIGHT

SIZE VARIATION

XS

15 cm / 6"

16 cm / 6.3"

± 3cm / 1.2"

S

24 cm / 9.5"

21 cm / 8.3"

± 3cm / 1.2"

M

30 cm / 11.8"

28 cm / 11"

± 5cm / 1.96"

L

35 cm / 13.8"

40 cm / 15.7"

± 5cm / 1.96"

XL

40 cm / 15.7"

53 cm / 20.9"

± 5cm / 1.96"

XXL

50 cm /19.7"

30 cm /11.8"

± 5cm / 1.96"

 

Examples of the basket sizes

Launched in January 2021, the WASH and Grow! project has made consistent progress on ecological sanitation, strengthened local civil society by supporting the establishment of Mifuko Women Development CBO, a women artisans' own grassroots level organisation, and established effective cooperation with local government.
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French luxury fashion house Chloé andMifuko collaboration began in 2021in the midst of the pandemic. Since then,Mifuko's artisans have been weaving baskets for Chloé, to whichChloé adds their own design elements to create a co-branded collection.
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Francis Ogonga and Mifuko have been working together since 2009. Gololi Crafts, a social enterprise, produces a variety of handicrafts from local eco-friendly materials, employing disadvantaged women and widows. The ceramic stars in our collection are made by Gololi Crafts.
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