Mtundu Basket

people of the sun


Mtundu collection of baskets, consists of handwoven baskets out of local mulaza palm leaves. Baskets come in various sizes and are dyed with  natural and artificial dyes. Stylish and elegant in earthy tones. 

A perfect storage solution with several possibilities that will add character and a handmade touch to a space. Use as washing baskets, or as toy storage basket or as general storage baskets anywhere in the house.

  • Colour: Multicolour
  • Material: natural palm leaves dyed 
  • Dimensions: Small: 35cm diameter x 38cm tall, Medium: 40cm diameter x 45cm tall, Large: 45cm diameter x 55cm tall 

People of the Sun is an award wining social enterprise - Working with the best artisans in Malawi - Producing unique, design-led home accessories and furnitures.

Malawi’s artisans have a centuries-old craft tradition using natural resources and generations of indigenous knowledge. Unfortunately these time honored cultural traditions, embedded in craftsmanship, are in danger of being lost and artisans are too often underserved as part of the informal economy.

People of the Sun is committed to reviving these techniques, through business innovation and a shift in consumer perception surrounding the value of handcraft, through Design. People of the Sun has developed a Circular Value Chain, generating social and economic opportunity for artisans at the bottom of the supply chain, while providing the market with highly desired home decor and furniture.