I’ve had polio in my legs since birth, which means I’ve always had to crawl around. We had very little money, so my parents couldn’t buy me a wheelchair. I desperately wanted to go to school, but my parents told me I couldn’t because I couldn’t walk. “You can’t go, don’t keep asking!” they’d say, so I tried to keep quiet. I was very sad because I was too afraid to tell them how I really felt, just in case they sent me away. I didn’t want to make them angry...
You can read the rest of Eliezey's story and how Neema Crafts has made a difference to his life here.
Our tea-lights are made from 100% locally sourced sustainable teak. They will make a beautiful gift or addition to your home. The product has been lovingly hand carved on both sides by our disabled artisans, inspired by traditional Zanzibari designs. This size holds 2 tea-lights.
Please be aware the because of the handmade nature of the product that the wood comes in slightly different colours.
Materials: 100% sustainably sourced teak.
Dimensions: 16cm x 6cm.
Also available in: Large size.
Product care: Apply wood oil regularly.
Please note tea-lights not included.
Warning: Never leave a lit candle unattended.