Irene Wangari, 40, creates a crochet scarf along with her group Totoknits, in the Dagoretti area of Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009. The Totoknits group consists of 150 women who produce some of the crochet hand-bags, cases and scarfs for MAX&Co. The products are part of the company's "ethical fashion" range in Africa which is designed to reduce extreme poverty and empower women. The limited edition collection consists of one-of-a-kind handmade accessories such as shoulder-bags, bracelets, key-rings, belts and scarfs.
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Irene Wangari, 40, creates a crochet scarf along with her group Totoknits, in the Dagoretti area of Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009. The Totoknits group consists of 150 women who produce some of the crochet hand-bags, cases and scarfs for MAX&Co. The products are part of the company's "ethical fashion" range in Africa which is designed to reduce extreme poverty and empower women. The limited edition collection consists of one-of-a-kind handmade accessories such as shoulder-bags, bracelets, key-rings, belts and scarfs.

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Date: 12 Jan 2009
Location: Nairobi Kenya
Credit: Andrew McConnell/Panos
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