Medium Zebra Flip Flop Sculpture

$50.00

Medium Zebra Flip Flop Sculpture

– These stunning sculptures are made from recycled flip-flops that are collected from the beaches, waterways and landfills in Kenya.

Hand carved by Kenyan artisans and all unique, each Zebra will differ in colour. The picture is an example only.

PRODUCT DETAILS:

Dimensions (L) 20cm (W) 7cm (H) 10cm

Flip Flops Used: 11 pieces

Time to create: 7 hours

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Description

Medium Zebra Flip Flop Sculpture

Ocean Sole is a social enterprise based in Kenya, that upcycles washed up flip-flops found along the beaches and waterways in Kenya.

Ocean Sole social enterprise positively impacts over a 1,000 Kenyans through the collection of flip-flops and direct employment. They provide steady income to nearly 100 low-income Kenyans in our company. Ocean Sole aim to recycle a million flip flops year, recycle over one ton of Styrofoam a month, and save over five hundred trees a year – by using flip flops instead of wood. Ocean Sole contribute over 10-15% of their revenue to beach cleanups, vocational and educational programs as well as conservation efforts.

Ocean Soles uses their social enterprise to pay bonuses to employees, invest in a welfare program that allows a zero return in funds to all employees to help facilitate payments for educating their children, buying land and other means. Their actions must make a difference to the plight of our oceans and their ethos is to give back what they earn to change the lives of many – through employment, education, and meals.