Story: The Latu scarf is named after one of the bright leaders in the Maisha Collective, and is part of the Shibori Collection, a special celebration of the colors and sentiment of daily life in East Africa, which honors the centuries-old Japanese dyeing method of Shibori. This scarf comes in a charcoal grey and fern green, as shown in the photos.
Impact: Your purchase contributes directly to the wages of young refugee women—100% of proceeds are reinvested into the artisans inHeshima Kenya's social enterprise, the Maisha Collective. Because every piece is handmade and one-of-a-kind, the pattern or color may vary slightly from the photos here. Each product comes with a tag with the name and country of origin of one of our artisans, as well as the story of the Maisha Collective.
Dimensions: 28" x 85"
Fabric: Cotton/rayon blend that's incredibly soft – seriously, we've been told it too many times to count.
Caring for your scarf: Maisha scarves will not lose color. You can wash by hand or machine and hang dry. Refresh the scarf by ironing or steaming.