Skip to content
Now through July 15th, select clearance products are an additional 15% off the wholesale price. See discount in cart.
Select clearance is an additional 15% off through July 7th.

Your Basket (0)

View basket

Your basket is empty

Continue shopping
Growing Family Greeting Card

Congratulate new parents with the Growing Family Greeting Card from KICK Trading, an artisan group in Kisumu, Kenya, on Lake Victoria. KICK Trading focuses on using upcycled materials and paper made from water hyacinth, an invasive species found in Lake Victoria, for their one-of-a-kind greeting cards.


  • Handmade water hyacinth paper, copper wire, and assorted recycled cans
  • Includes white paper insert
  • 4.75W x 6.25H inches; White envelope: 5W x 7H inches
  • Card is blank on the inside
  • Handcrafted in Kenya

SKU: 4120030


KICK Trading (Kisumu Innovation Centre of Kenya) is a registered company with artisans, staff and supporters holding shares. KICK Trading is based in Kisumu, a city of 800,000 with high unemployment and underemployment. Kisumu has a high incidence of HIV/AIDS, which affects many artisans and their families. KICK Trading focuses on creating employment and income generation opportunities for Kenyan artisans, working with disadvantaged artisans, and connecting artisans to global markets on fair trade terms. Artisans hold 20 percent of the company’s shares. Additional benefits include loans for school fees or emergencies, training, counseling, and product development and design help and access to global markets.Some 70 percent of products are made from recycled material, including recycled wire, sheet metal, wrought iron, water hyacinth rope, papyrus, soda cans and waste paper.

Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.