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Mama & Baby: Hippo
Mama & Baby: Hippo
Mama & Baby: Hippo
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Mama & Baby: Hippo

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The  Mama & Baby Hippo shamwaris ('friend' in Shona) are ready to make new friends and are just the right size for a child (or adult) to take on adventures. Best meaningful gift for your loved ones! 

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
  • Approximate size: 22 - 35 cm

Fun Facts about Hippo

  • The name Hippopotamus means ‘river horse’
  • Hippos give birth in the water
  • A group of Hippos is called a herd, pod, dale or bloat
  • Hippos can hold their breath for up to 5 minutes
  • Hippos can run up to 48 kmph (faster than Usain Bolt!)

The Mama & Baby Hippo is ethically sourced from a charity registered in Zimbabwe. The charity set up a business to give women who joined them the opportunity to earn a living wage (living wage (n.) – a wage sufficient for a worker and their family to live comfortably). The charity aims to create beautiful and unique products that are completely handmade, ethically produced, fairly traded and bring JOY!