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The Wolof people in Senegal are known for weaving colorful baskets from locally harvested cattail stalks and strips of plastic. They weave handmade baskets of different sizes and shapes over banter and shared laughs. These groups of women empower themselves and their tribe through the practice of this traditional craft. Using it as an avenue to provide supplemental income to their households while stilldoingtheir dailyhousehold duties as wives and as mothers.
In the rural areas of Senegal, the Wolof people are a thriving community of hard-working artisans and farmers. Usually, the men are farmers, locally growing and producing grains like corn and rice for export. In contrast, the women turn to handicrafts like basket weaving and making homeware.