MBASA CURIOSITIES

We believe, by buying the Bogolan, that MBASA is collaborating with women of small villages to improve their life and social economic situation.  Because these mothers will be getting paid, this will result in more young girls going to school to improve their conditions.

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Pineapple Leather is a plant-based textile, made from the waste of the pineapple harvest, that can be used as an alternative to leather.
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Scots pine is the only truly native pine in the UK.  It thrives in heathland and is widely planted for timber, but is also found in abundance in the Caledonian Forest in the Scottish Highlands. There is little folklore associated...
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What are Dutch Wax Prints?   Invented in the Netherlands in the 1800’s with the goal of mass reproducing Indonesian batiks, Dutch wax prints didn’t hit the mark in Indonesia because of their flawed prints. However, they found an unexpected...
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