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Back Soapstone Mother and Children Figurine
7 1/2'' high x 2 5/8'' wide x 2 3/8'' deep
Crafted by Artisans in Haiti
Artisan Business Network
Empowering Haiti's Artisan Culture to Improve Community Wellbeing

ABN:Artisan-1 Haiti is often considered the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. Haitian artisans live in a country where the political climate and hardships imposed by economic embargos and sanctions in the 1990's have contributed to poverty and accelerated environmental degradation. Health care and education are unobtainable dreams for the impoverished 75-80% majority. The average income is $55. per month. Only 40% of the population has access to potable drinking water and 25% have access to sanitary sewage systems. Infant mortality is over 7%, malnutrition is a common ailment, and almost half of the population is illiterate.

Despite this adversity there is hope. The Artisan Business Network (ABN) empowers Haitians with entrepreneurial tools, design input, and market access. The ABN is making essential improvements the earnings or artisans, helping them to provide for their families and community wellbeing through commerce based in Haiti's profound artisanal culture.


Soapstone Mother and Children  
Price: $ 33.00
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This is a beautiful Haitian soapstone carvings of a mother holding her two babies, and a third child taking refugee at her feet. The sculpture is a beautiful tribute and universal depiction of maternal love. These figurines are hand-carved by Haitian Artisans, working very hard at carving and sanding to get the perfect designs. Soapstone is found on the lands of Haiti where the people wander, searching for the rock to surface. We hope that you will support the Haitian people through your purchase.

  • Figurine Measures - 7-1/2'' high x 2-5/8'' wide x 2-3/8'' deep

Handmade in Haiti and Fair Trade imported.

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