Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers

Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers

Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers is a non-profit organization that provides life-changing opportunities in Kenyan communities. Located in Kisii, a city in western Kenya near Lake Victoria, Nyabigena is surrounded by high-quality soapstone quarries and is well-known for the expertise and talent of its carvers. In addition to offering sustainable employment for its artisans, Nyabigena sponsors many community development projects such as management training workshops, educational opportunities for widows and orphans, women's literacy programs, and health and nutrition education. As part of their growing development initiatives, Nyabigena is planning to expand its HIV/AIDS education programs and to establish a tree nursery to tackle the issue of deforestation in Kenya.