Africa Bags logo are hand-crafted on foot powered treadle sewing machines in one of 7 villages in Malawi, Africa. We send profits from the bag sales directly back to Malawi every month. We truly are a non-profit organization. We rely on volunteers to help us market the bags here in America. We also ship orders directly from our home to increase the amount of profits being returned to the bag makers. Buy the bag that is saving lives in Malawi!
Africa Bags logoProjects
Dedicated to helping Malawians build a better tomorrow for their families and communities by learning skills that will allow them to break the cycle of poverty. Learn more about our projects to help Malawi:
  • Educating Malawi
  • Empowering Malawi
  • Enlightening Malawi
  • Over 15,000 bags sold and over $175,000 in profits sent to Malawi since 2007!
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    About Africa Bags

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    Africa Bags is a 501c3 non-profit organization created to help lift the people of Malawi Africa out of poverty through job skill training, education, and sustainable community development.
    Making a difference in the lives of the villagers in Malawi, Africa Bags works tirelessly to help Malawians help themselves to escape the cycle of poverty.
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    About Malawi

    Over 65 percent of Malawi’s 12 million people live below the poverty line of less than 1 US dollar a day, while 22 percent of the population is categorized as ultra-poor.
    The plight of Malawi has been described by some as the perfect storm of human deprivation. It has a combination of climatic disasters, impoverishment, the AIDS pandemic, malaria, schistosomiasis and other diseases.
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    Africa Bags at Work

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