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The Rwenzori Trading Company Range

We have been working to support education in 12 remote mountain communities in Western Uganda since 2008. Since that time, the percentage of children going to school has risen from 53% to 91%. This has been achieved through our sustainable trade initiative with profits generated from baskets, drums, and cow horn products created in the Rwenzori region feeding right back into their community. Take a look at the beautiful range (available in store) and how it journeyed from Africa to your home.
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It’s all about multi colours and unusual #textures when it comes to decorating your #home. For more information on #TKMaxx’s Rwenzori Trading Company #charity range click the image.

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All of The Rwenzori Trading Company’s woven products use natural #dyes to #colour the raffia that makes the products. The#orange dye comes from the binzali, #turmeric potato. To make the dye, take 0.5kg of binzali and pound them until they’re soft. Mix the potatoes with your #weavingmaterial and 3 litres of cold water. Boil the mixture for 15-30 minutes. Rinse with cold water and leave to dry in the shade. Click the image for more information on #TKMaxx's Rwenzori project in #Uganda.

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Since 2008 we have worked with more than 20 #craft groups to source over 50,000 pieces each year for #charity. As a result we’ve helped 7,500 #children and 91% of them now attend primary school in the 12 school communities. For more information on #TKMaxx’s #charity work with the Rwenzori project in #Uganda click the image.

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Look out for the Rwenzori Trading Company products in store. From#baskets to #vases we have it all. Buy a Rwenzori Trading Company product and you will be helping to support people in 12 Ugandan communities. For more information on #TKMaxx’s charity work with the Rwenzori project in #Uganda click the image.

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We source over 50,000 products from the Rwenzori region every year including these patterned, multi-coloured #plates. This has helped us provide the local communities with 20 classrooms, 3,000 text books, libraries, solar lamps and orchards For more information on #TKMaxx’s #charity work with the Rwenzori project in#Uganda click the image.

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1,300 women have created the#baskets that make your homes beautiful as part of our Rwenzori Trading Company project in#Uganda. For more information on#TKMaxx’s #charity work with the Rwenzori project in Uganda click the image.

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Bins don’t have to be boring. Check out this #zigzig, multi-coloured,#woven #bin. For more information on #TKMaxx’s Rwenzori Trading Company #charity range click the image.

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Why not let this #cowhide #drumfrom #Uganda cymbalize your #personality. For more information on #TKMaxx’s Rwenzori Trading Company #charity range click the image.

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Love this #patterned #vase? Click on it for more information on #TKMaxx’s Rwenzori Trading Company charity range.

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Since opening the Teachers House in 2009, we’ve helped to double the school roll from 400-800 as parents are now more able to send children to school. For more information on #TKMaxx’s charity work with the Rwenzori project in #Uganda click the image.

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