Takawiri Craft Enterprises
Takawiri is a social enterprise that deals with production of handmade stationery and craft items mainly from water hyacinth removed from the Lake Victoria shores in Kisumu. Their products include bookmarks, notebooks, gift boxes, files, folders, paper lamp shades, greeting cards, name tags, business cards, envelopes and letterheads among others. Takawiri seeks both local and foreign clients. In the local market, they are targeting expatriates and tourists who are keen on taking home unique souvenirs while in the other markets they shall target buyers in the gifts and living sector who either want to redesign their homes with handmade themes or those who are looking for fair trade products.