Leather Backpack

$120.00

Great style never felt so good, as with these handsome leather backpacks from Meyelo, handmade by artisans in Kenya. Meyelo works with the Maasai communities to provide opportunity to artisans to rise above poverty. Every purchase provides their artisans with a source of fair trade income, support for their community, and a global platform for their work. Our classic Nubuck Backpack comes in a rich dark brown natural leather, finished with brass buckles and closure. Each bag is handcrafted in Kenya by local artisans and have shades that vary and naturally distress with age. All materials are raw, up cycled and locally sourced in Kenya. 10% of every purchase goes directly to A Voice Is Heard to support sustainable community development projects in Kenya.
Southern Kenya

Southern Kenya

Many skilled artisans have limited access to education and economic opportunity.  Meyelo provides training programs in business practices to ensure the understanding of the global market. They permanently invest in the future of their artisans and their communities by giving a portion of their proceeds back into the growth of their small businesses. With every purchase, you are helping provide for their families and support their community. Currently, Meyelo employ over 80 artisans in Kenya. The long-term investment in helping others is the foundation of their business model. Meyelo works in community development with Maasai villages and provide access to education, water, farming co-ops and medical needs. They empower women, girls and their communities with sustainable programs.