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Beads of Esiteti

Beads of Esiteti is a fair-trade social business dedicated to empowering the Maasai community of Esiteti/Embarinkoi through the selling of their traditional beadwork. Beads of Esiteti generates an income for over 275 Maasai women, creating the means for them to care for themselves, their families and their community while creating educational opportunities for their children and future generations.

Beads of Esiteti seeks to empower the Esiteti community through creating economic initiatives and access to education and healthcare. By providing an international market for the Maasai women of this community, Beads of Esiteti strives to unleash the power of these women decreasing cases of early marriage, HIV/AIDS, and FGM, while creating greater access to education for girls throughout Maasailand.

Host a Bead Party

We invite you to host your own African BeadMarketâ„¢ in your own home. Each hostess receives an elegant 5-strand, one-of-a-kind beaded necklace lovingly crafted by the Maasai women. Beads of Esiteti will provide the hostess with a selection of distinctive glass-beaded jewelry, such as necklaces, bracelets, and rings to be purchased by your guests.