On a farm that has been in the same family for generations, our partner Frances V.H. manages a group of artisans who hand-weave mohair rugs using a technique passed down through the generations. The South African region of Karoo has been known for mohair production for centuries. And with a completely local supply chain, this weaving collective provides employment for skilled artisans in rural South Africa while championing a sustainable economy.
"We created a platform for women in rural communities to have their products exposed to an appreciative market that ultimately drives sales, secures income and reaffirms the value of indigenous knowledge transferal to the next generation." - Frances