Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers

Kisii, a city in western Kenya, is surrounded by soapstone quarries and is well-known both for the quality of its soapstone and the skill of its carvers. Nyamarambe, a rural village near Kisii, is the home of the 150-member Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative. This civic-minded group provides work for its members while also giving back to its community.

Meet the members of the Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers' Cooperative (printable PDFs and videos):

Nyabigena Kenya YouTube

Products Made by Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers

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