This bag and this company are my new love...
First the bag:
This gorgeous bag is handcrafted in Ethiopia from oil-tanned leather that shows the natural variances and will become more beautiful and distinct over time. It is a roomy, unlined interior with one patch pocket and a zippered pocket to keep your magical treasures organized and secure.
Seriously, this bag is every minimalist girls dream!
Second the company:
Sseko began as a way to generate income for high potential, talented young women in Uganda to continue on to university. And it has worked! Every woman who has graduated from Sseko is currently pursuing her college degree or has graduated from university and is on her way to making our world a more beautiful place. To date, Sseko has enabled 87 women to attend university—and they're sending the biggest class to date (fifteen) this year!
In addition to their university-bound team, Sseko also employs women from all walks of life. By creating an environment of dignity, honor and dedication, Sseko Designs provides the opportunity for women in East Africa to end the cycle of poverty and create a more equitable society.
Want to know how Sseko sources their leather? This is a huge concern of mine and I hope it is for you as well, you can read this blog post to learn more!