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Brave & Beautiful Scarf

Brave & Beautiful Scarf

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This beautiful chunky-knit scarf was hand crafted in Ethiopia by a patient at Hamlin. It is knitted from raw Ethiopian cotton which is full of character and very soft to the touch. Each scarf is supplied with the name of the patient who hand crafted it. Approximate size: 120 x 16cm. As these products are handmade sizes will vary.

Desta Mender, which translates to Joy Village, is a place where long-term obstetric fistula patients can learn skills and gain independence so they can return to village life. By purchasing this scarf, you are supporting both the patient who made it and the work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. Thank you!

About the Maker

Our Brave & Beautiful wraps and scarves are handcrafted by recovering fistula patients at Hamlin's rehabilitation centre, Desta Mender (meaning 'Joy Village' in Amharic).

They are knitted from raw Ethiopian cotton, and each comes with the name of the woman who made it.

Click here to read more about the women at Hamlin who make these beautiful products.

Materials & Dimensions

100% cotton. 20 x 120cm approx.

Care Instructions

Tumble dry on medium heat for a few minutes before wearing to reduce fluff. Cool handwash, line dry. Do not iron

Shipping

We ship worldwide using Australia Post. Postage cost is calculated at checkout. Orders are packed with love by our Hamlin volunteers and usually dispatched within three working days.

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Gifts that Give Back

When you purchase from the Hamlin Shop, you are receiving ethical products handmade by fairtrade artisans from a variety of countries across Africa. Your purchase supports local craftspeople and women in Ethiopia who are recovering from preventable childbirth injuries. This is shopping with an impact. Thank you.