a female-led, Swiss startup & social brand, whose vision is to promote the work of independent artisans in Namibia, South Africa and Kenya and catalyse their transformation into sustainable businesses that provide them livable wages. We support our artisan partners to bring their work to the DACH market.
|is two fold: provide training, tools and sales channel that would be difficult to obtain to talented artisans in Namibia and Kenya enabling them to produce amazing work and receive increased incomes; and enable you to find amazing artisanal pieces that speak to you and support the artisanal economy.|
We are a project founded by Impact Tank, Namibia's first social impact venture builder, that builds social businesses to create sustainable impact. In 2020, the unearthed.artisans project was spun out as a separate, business that operates a commercial eCommerce business, based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Meanwhile, Impact Tank continues it's work with artisans in Namibia to improve their manufacturing capabilities by providing training, facilities, tooling and designs.