GUIDE 06


Gifts That Give Back to Africa.


Illustration of a blue smiling elephant.

BY TERI KAPLAN TRIGALO

DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS AT CHARACTER & ABSTRACT PAINTER.

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Photo of Teri Kaplan Trigalo looking at the camera in a blue sweater.

The extraordinary Sheldrick Trust works in Kenya to conserve, preserve, and protect wildlife and habitats. Highly recommend donating, adopting, or helping this amazing Trust  do what they can to help the animals, the community, and the land—particularly orphan animals who have lost their parents to poaching.

Using the power of art and creativity, Lalela strives to help underprivileged children have the opportunity to develop creative thinking and solutions for their everyday life. 

A beautiful farm, Babylonstoren, nestled in Franschhoek that has now opened up online shopping for the US to try their incredible wine from their vineyard. They hire from within the community, which inherently makes this place feel like home. 

Focused on the traditions around African beadwork, Monkeybiz works with extraordinary women who have been beading for generations / learned from those before them. Having collaborated to date with Beyonce and the Haas Brothers, these artists create objects that you can keep on your shelf for years to come.

With an emphasis on the environment and based out of Cape Town, Sealand has been creating travel, bags, and accessories out of recycled sails, poly-twill (from in-store advertising), and canvas to create incredibly resistant pieces you can use in your everyday and travel days.


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