Monthly Archives: October 2015

Women Who Weave: A Bigger Market for Handmade Baskets When Congo Bans Plastic Bags

  The girls and women step inside the Mumosho Women’s Center, take off their flip-flops, set their kids down on the floor to play, and gather up handfuls of colorful bright rope.  They watch and follow along to the basket-making teacher’s advice, weaving the rope into gorgeous baskets to sell at the local market and