Harem Pants from Ghana

These harem pants are made of comfortable cotton fabric with African patterns, and are great for traveling, and leisure activities.

The harem pants have elastic waist and ankles. The pants come in one size – length can be adjusted by wearing them on hips or on waistline.

 

Materials: Cotton
The fabrics may bleed. Wash separately at 30°C.

Measurements: One size (length: 80 cm, hips: 115 cm)


Each product is handmade, often by women who lack basic numeracy skills and cannot use a tape measure. However, they put all their love and care into each product. We hope that you find the tiny differences in size, pattern, and colors of each product charming!

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Ghanaian sewn goods are made in the Kongo village of northern Ghana. This is one of the most poverty-stricken areas in Ghana – a savannah area, where desertification and infertile soils make it difficult for families to feed themselves by traditional farming. One of the small business areas the women engage in is sewing – the village center is full of ateliers, where the villagers have their formal clothes made. Georgina, Constance, Lariba, and Pufaba are the seamstresses Mondo buys their sewn goods from. Additionally, with support from Mondo, four young girls are apprentices of Georgina. They have dropped out of primary school due to pregnancy at a young age, or poverty of the family, and are now studying to become seamstresses.