From Their Hands to Yours… Part 1: Tuungane Pamoja

My friend Debbie and I, Pamba Toto founders, are passionate about buying hand-crafted products directly from our friends:  artisans living and working in the slums of Nairobi. It never ceases to amaze us how these beautiful people create such stunning handiwork in cramped, poorly-lit, under-equipped workshops. From their hands to yours, every Pamba Toto item … More From Their Hands to Yours… Part 1: Tuungane Pamoja

Let Us Join Together

The slums of Kenya flagrantly shock the senses. Rusty corrugated metal shacks line narrow, muddy walkways of open sewage. Children play barefoot in trash-clogged rivers where dead pigs float. The putrid stench of burning trash and diesel fumes permeate acres of land devoid of anything green. Approximately 2.5 million people call the slums home in … More Let Us Join Together

Behind the scenes – Pamba Toto photoshoots

We have stories to tell, and photos powerfully weave layers of color and texture in a single view. My long-time friend and Pamba Toto business partner, Debbie, and I are newly impassioned to impart insight into our products and the artisans who make them. After visiting Kenya together last June, we are fully cognizant that there is … More Behind the scenes – Pamba Toto photoshoots