Established in 2017, Afri Artisan is primarily aimed at creating & sustaining employment. This platform connects local artisans to a global market. Based in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Stickler Ncube always had a passion for art. At a tender age of 21, he moved from Zimbabwe to South Africa. In 2015, xenophobic attacks left him homeless and without any belongings, even his shoes. Stickler has an amazing ability to produce art using a range of techniques and materials.
Sylvia Shozi is a single mum of 2. Traditional Zulu beadwork has transcended generations in the Shozi family. Slyvia dreams of being able to fund her children’s tertiary education.
Through beading alone, Patricia Hadebe supports herself and her 2 children. The Hadebes produce a wide range of handmade items. Work is shared between Patricia’s mum and her 8 daughters to ensure a steady income for all.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Phillimon Munaro arrived in South Africa in search of employment. Wire craft is Phil’s forte. Phil supports his wife and children in South Africa and his siblings in Zimbabwe.
Clyveria Radebe was employed as a domestic worker and is now thrilled to be earning an income through sewing. Clyveria loves to sew. Adorable fabric toys and decorations are her speciality.