April at Tango Zulu Imports

Happy Easter to all!  Our coupon code this month is TABLE, which gives you 15% off all products in our Kitchen and Dining category (the offer is only good on our website, not in our brick and mortar store.)  We have lots of great new products coming this month, including Tonga baskets from Zambia, wax cloth handbags and dresses from Uganda, and from right here in Kitsap County we have Green Apple Soap to add to our handmade soap collection.  We would love it if all our customers could visit our fair trade store in Port Gamble, WA, but if you can’t make it in person, check out out website for new products and specials.

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Fair Trade Batiks From Ghana

We have a lovely assortment of new batik items from Ghana. These fair trade products include aprons, dresses, baby clothes, pot holders, wine bags and totes.  They each include an informational card that is signed by both the seamstress and the batiker.  They make great fair trade Easter gifts and Mother’s Day presents.  Coming soon: more wax cloth clothes and handbags from Uganda!  We are loving our fair trade African textiles.  Happy Spring to all, and thank you for supporting fair trade both at our store in Port Gamble, WA and at our e-commerce site.

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Fair Trade Products from Uganda

We have a growing number of beautiful fair trade products from Uganda, like the organic cotton dress shown here.  With the current focus on KONY2012, we wish to point out there are also good things happening in northern Uganda.  Fair trade groups are working with farmers and seamstresses to use locally grown organic cotton to create clothing and accessories and export them to Europe and North America.  This results in farmers and artisans getting a chance at lifting themselves out of poverty while preserving local art forms, like wax cloth prints, and minimizing environmental impact.

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20% Off Everything Today Only

Spontaneous sale: to celebrate International Women’s Day, and the hundreds of hardworking, creative, and skilled women who create our fair trade products, use coupon code SISTER for 20% off your order, no restrictions, through the end of today. http://www.tangozuluimports.com/

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Spring Sale on Handbags

Use coupon code SPRING for 10% off handbags through 3/31/12. We have a wide range of beautiful bags and purses from countries as diverse as Rwanda, Nepal, Burkina Faso, India, and Viet Nam. The Nepalese monk’s bag shown here is a popular cross-body style, and we have it in multiple color combinations.

Also, we invite you to visit our Tango Zulu Imports board on Pinterest, where you’ll get a first look at new products and specials.

Happy Spring!

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Elephant Products 20% Off

All of our elephant themed products, like this South African brass key chain  and this Kenyan soapstone dish, are 20% off this month.  Just use coupon code TUSK when you check out.  This offer is only good on our e-commerce site, and it expires 2/29/2012.

Be sure to check out the Sales and Specials section of our website from time to time for details on all our current offers.

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African Basket Sale

Through the month of February, use the coupon code ZULU at checkout to receive 15% off our huge selection of African baskets.   This is a great opportunity to purchase gorgeous, fair trade Darfur baskets, Bolga baskets, Wolof baskets, and more.   Buying fair trade products really does make a difference.

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