Artisan Report: Emerge Global

The jewellery made by the resilient girls in our programmes not only paves a way to earn an income for them, but it is also a beautiful tool of awareness; it is empowerment, strength and beauty beaded together. Attached to every bead, is an emotion of its maker - and at the end, the jewellery produced through the Emerge Programmes, shine not only because of the light that passes through the beads, but also because of the resilience of the girl who made it.

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Gifts that Give Back

The gift of giving is a powerful thing, whether you are affecting those in your own village, or people in villages across the world. While it might seem like buying just one gift for somebody is trivial, every gift and donation counts. 

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Natural & Rare Beauty - Ankole Cow Horn

Our Ankole cow horn bowls have just arrived from Uganda - and they are breathtaking! Each piece is one of a kind. Individual from their markings and size to their colour - varying from creamy white to coffee to charcoal black. Our artisan partners who manufacture the horns are dedicated to preserving the species and use horn in their processes that would otherwise be waste product. 

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A Very Modern Problem

Our recent journey in search of the Ankole Longhorns cows native to Uganda, found us traveling the length of the country (and plodding through swampy ground) to find these ancient, and increasingly elusive creatures.

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The Journey To Friendship

We are experiencing a growing popularity among consumers for 'cause based' shopping - a preference to purchase products with a social or environmental benefit. It is these values that KeapSake works alongside. Thankfully in the aim to end global poverty, we are not unique in what we do, although as with most things, such an approach is not without it's own challenges. 

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