Handmade Goods That Help African Refugees: Amani Chattanooga Distributes Fair-Trade Items

Dec 2, 2013

Women affected by war and other hardships in Africa create handmade goods as part of Amani Ya Juu’s economic development program.  Amani is an international, fair-trade network with five locations in Africa, as well as one in Washington, D.C. and a distribution center in Chattanooga.

Amani will host a holiday sale/open house December 5th through the 7th .  The public is invited to visit the Chattanooga location.  Handmade goods such as clothing, kitchen items, purses and Christmas ornaments will be for sale, and customers can get a 25% discount on one item of their choice.  The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day during the sale.

Amani Chattanooga is located at 420 South Willow Street.