This fair trade banana fiber basket, called a sata basket in in Kenya, is both beautiful and functional. It is about 12" in diameter and 3 1/2" deep and is the natural cream and brown colors of the banana palm leaf fiber and raffia that it is woven from. Because it is handmade from natural materials, there will be minor variations in size, pattern, and color. It is a fair trade product of Kenya.
About the brand: Swahili Wholesale is a small business based in Eugene, Oregon that imports products from several African countries. It is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. In addition to working directly with artisan groups, it also has cooperative arrangements with development organizations like the Peace Corps, Aid to Artisans and the West African Trade Hub.