Finger Puppets by Azerbaijani Socks from Azerbaijan

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Finger Puppets by Azerbaijani Socks from Azerbaijan

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Hand knitted, these finger puppets are sure to bring a smile to kids of all ages! Whether you buy them for yourself or give them as gifts, you are empowering a woman with employment in Azerbaijan. 

Azerbaijan is located by Iran, Iraq, and Syria and is a country where there are a lot of rural poor. To give you an idea of how poor, the minimum wage is about $125/mo and that is made by a teacher. AzSocks employs about 20 women who knit these beautiful woolen slipper socks which takes 4-5 hours to make one pair. The knitted socks are a traditional art and this preserves a beautiful part of the culture while also empowering women with employment.

Empowering people. Changing lives.

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Hand knitted, these finger puppets are sure to bring a smile to kids of all ages! Whether you buy them for yourself or give them as gifts, you are empowering a woman with employment in Azerbaijan. 

Azerbaijan is located by Iran, Iraq, and Syria and is a country where there are a lot of rural poor. To give you an idea of how poor, the minimum wage is about $125/mo and that is made by a teacher. AzSocks employs about 20 women who knit these beautiful woolen slipper socks which takes 4-5 hours to make one pair. The knitted socks are a traditional art and this preserves a beautiful part of the culture while also empowering women with employment.

Empowering people. Changing lives.