Artisans of Kibera

Our first video series.

Tyre Sandals

by Baraka

Baraka is a young social entrepreneur from Kenya's largest informal settlement Kibera. He saw an opportunity to transform used tyres into unique and endearing sandals.

Paper Jewellery

by Milliona Arts

Fiona is an entrepreneur from Kenya's largest informal settlement Kibera. She creates jewellery by upcycling old magazines through her organisation Milliona Arts

Bone Accessories

by Victorious Crafts Group

Victorious Crafts Group formed in 2006, by three young men from Kibera. They saw an opportunity to use bone and horn from slaughter houses to make jewellery, cutlery, and trinkets.

Wooden Purses

by Lillian Atieno

Lillian Atieno talks about how she produces wooden handbags.

Clay beads

by Damaris Kiarie

Damaris Kiarie talks about the production of clay bead jewellery.

Plastic Bag baskets

by Tabitha

Tabitha makes beautifully decorative baskets and colourful carpets from plastic bags.