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UNHCR – Proud camels and peaceful doves: gifts with meaning
As a child, Kapya Kitungwa’s father would return home from the Congolese forest lugging pieces of wood.
He would chop and carve until the pieces transformed into masks before Kapya’s eyes. At 14, Kapya made his first mask, a simple one with no decoration. He sold it for one dollar and proudly walked to the local shop to spend his money.
“I told [my father], ‘I want to do this,’” recalled Kapya, 44, who was forced to flee the Democratic Republic of the Congo and now lives in Kenya. “He would make something, then I would make something. That’s how he taught me.”
Kapya used the same types of tools he wielded as a child in the Congo to make a wooden dove for a holiday collection launched this week by MADE 51, an online marketplace for refugee artisans run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners around the world. Kapya and his team, working for the Nairobi-based social enterprise Mifuko, carved 2,000 of the birds from locally sourced Jacaranda wood, a fast-growing tree.
The MADE51 holiday collection includes 20 ornaments, each symbolizing resilience and solidarity, from 16 countries. The ornaments come in recycled paper giftboxes with cards explaining the meaning behind the item and how it was made.
“I want to continue my craft. I do love it.”
UNHCR launched MADE51 in 2016 to help refugees earn money and to introduce refugee artisans to global markets. Many of the refugee communities had access to raw materials and the skills to create products but lacked support. MADE51 brought the refugees together with social enterprises that could help with marketing and logistical support as well as offer advice on consumer trends and design.
A support network is especially important now. The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 1.3 million people worldwide, threatens social and economic stability. Refugees, most of whom live in the world’s poorest countries, often depend on the informal economy and therefore are particularly vulnerable. Many have seen their daily wages disappear.
Rania Shrum, 39, and her family were forced to flee the war in Syria and arrived in Turkey six years ago. For the past four years, she’s worked with Bebemoss, a social enterprise in Istanbul. She and her husband have struggled to make ends meet. Since the pandemic began, her husband’s work at a sewing workshop has been unsteady.
As a child, Rania learned how to make dresses for her toys from her mother. When she came to Turkey, she learned how to crochet. She and other Syrian refugee women made the boldly colored “Brave Ibis” ornaments for the MADE51 collection. The ornament pays homage to the Northern Bald Ibis, which lives in parts of Syria.
“My goal for the future is to learn further and more professional ways to craft toys and to be able to craft any crochet [item] I see,” Rania said. “I want to continue in my craft as I do love it.”
Refugee and artisan Kapya Kitungwa carves wooden holiday ornaments. © UNHCR/Will Swanson
A collection of carvings and tools in the workshop of refugee and artisan Kapya Kitungwa. © UNHCR/Will Swanson
Shakeba from Kabul, Afghanistan handcrafts Christmas felt ornaments for a Made51 project at the social enterprise, Silaiwali, New Delhi, India. © UNHCR/Bishwadeep Moitra
Rania, a 39-year-old refugee from Aleppo, Syria, lives in Istanbul and crochets toys, symbolic animals from Syrian folklore, at Bebemoss, a MADE51-supported start-up. © UNHCR/Emrah Gurel
Artisan Kapya Kitungwa holds a wooden dove, a version of which he made for Made51 at his workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. He hopes his workshop will grow and employ many others. “It is my vision,” he said.
© UNHCR/Will Swanson
Since the pandemic began, many workshops have closed and artisans have had to work at home. A reduction in flights has meant limited cargo space and delays in orders. In India, a shipment of ornaments for the collection barely made it out of the country in time. Still, MADE51 – which had to scrap plans to erect large displays in retail stores to focus on online sales instead – has offered a lifeline to many of the artisans.
In New Delhi, the social enterprise SilaiWali employs Afghan refugees to make rag dolls and more from waste material. Bishwadeep Moitra, who founded the organization with his wife, Iris Strill, said that since the pandemic the women must come collect the materials and then work from home. For the MADE51 holiday collection, the women sewed felt horses – a tribute to their host country, where the horse symbolizes loyalty, speed and energy.
“I can support my family,” said Humaira, who works with SilaiWali. “Once we see people gifting these ornaments to others, we will be very happy because we made them by hand.”
Ola Adeeb, a 21-year-old Syrian refugee living in Jordan, learned how to make the holiday collection’s “Proud Camel” ornament from Mei Hayashi, the founder of Tribalogy, a social enterprise based in Jordan. Hayashi, a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, was teaching crafts to refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp when she spotted paintings by Ola at an exhibition and immediately asked for an introduction.
“I can support my family.”
“The concept of her paintings was very dreamy,” Mei said. “For example I saw this painting of a girl who was sitting on top of a hill and basically looking at the sun going down from far away. And actually the sun…is a clock…Her work really caught my eye.”
Mei had seen llama key chains during her travels in Peru and thought similar products – with camels, instead of llamas, to represent the Jordanian desert – would sell well and be easy to ship. She taught Ola how to make them, and soon Ola’s mother and sister-in-law joined her. Ola’s camels have sold in Switzerland and other parts of the world.
Tribalogy employs a team of around 30 women, including locals and refugees, who make the camels and other items. The social enterprise joined the MADE51 network last year and adapted the camel for the holiday collection.
“In the beginning, it was hard to make camels. I almost quit, but Mei and my father encouraged me to keep trying until I was good at it,” said Ola, 21, who someday hopes to study psychology, fashion or dental hygiene. “I make good money…It allows me to buy medication and to help my parents.”
Interviews with artisans conducted by social enterprise partners and UNHCR staff based on questions provided by the writer.
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Toy Camel Project | Spotlight Australia
Using pattern provided cut out the following:
- from camel canvas 2 x body pieces, 1 each of the underbody strips, 2 x side face pieces and 4 x ear pieces
- from fusible wadding 2 x ear pieces
- from black cotton 2 x eyes
- from Hasina fabric 2 x blanket pieces, 36cm wide x 46cm long
1. Fuse wadding to wrong side of two of the ear pieces then pin to the other two ear pieces with right sides facing.
2. Sew together around curved edge, leaving straight bottom edges open. Trim wadding back to stitching, clip and trim curved seam and turn right side out. Press flat.
3. Baste bottom straight edges together 5mm in from edge.
1. Double hem the sides of each blanket piece by pressing under 1cm then another 1cm and topstitching in place.
2. Press under 1cm then another 1cm along the bottom edge of each blanket piece and pin in place. Pin pompom trim to the underside of the pressed hem, then topstitch hem and trim in place with one line of stitching.
3. With body pieces right side up, place blanket pieces right side up on top of the body pieces, aligning blankets at the top. Trim any excess blanket fabric to be in line with the curve of the top of the body pieces.
1. Pin the straight edge of ears to the short straight edge of each body piece 2.5cm in from the top raw edge. Baste to body.
2. With right sides facing, pin and sew each of the side face pieces to the body pieces, aligning straight short edge, enclosing the ear within the seam.
1. Fuse Vliesofix to the back of the black cotton scraps. Trace 2 eye shapes on paper side and cut out.
2. Peel off backing paper and place on the right side of each face piece as shown on pattern. Fuse eyes to face and topstitch around each eye in a contrasting thread 2-3mm in from outer eye edges.
1. Join the two underside strips at the two short straight edges, leaving an 8-10cm opening in the middle of the seam. Press open.
2. Starting at the back of one of the camel side body pieces, at the right edge of the blanket, and with right sides facing, start pinning the back pointed end of the underbody strip. Continue pinning the strip down and all the way around the edge of the camel right body piece, ending at the back of the camels head. Sew together.
3. Pin the other side of the camel body to the other side of the strip, matching the start and end points.
4. Pin the two body pieces together along the back of the neck and back, from point to point and sew together.
5. Clip and trim all seams. Turn right side out through opening in base of underbelly strip and press.
6. Stuff camels head, neck and body to desired fullness. Hand stitch opening closed.
1. To make bridle, wrap tape from under chin around neck and back to under chin and pin together. Then wrap tape
up over the top of the head back to tape on the other side and pin together.
2. Trim tape allowing extra for raw edges of tape to be folded under neatly. Folding under raw edges, pin desired length of tape from one side of the head to the other to make strap. Trim off excess tape and pin raw edges under.
3. Carefully remove tape and stitch together where pins have joined it all together.
Note – Please beware of the length of strap with smaller children, it can be a choking hazard.
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Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia | Toy Manufacturing
Philadelphia helped define the toy industry in the United States with simple yet engaging toys that became beloved by generations. Although social, cultural, and economic changes produced challenges for the industry, a few iconic toys stood the test of time and continued to promote imagination, creativity, and discovery for people of all ages.
The company Francis, Field, and Francis, at 80 N. Second Street, began manufacturing toys in Philadelphia in 1838. (Library Company of Philadelphia)
Philadelphia’s first toy manufacturer, among the first in the United States, opened in 1838 on North Second Street, between Race and Arch Streets. Francis, Field, and Francis, commonly known as the Philadelphia Tin Toy Manufactory, advertised imported French and German toys but also produced what is believed to be the first manufactured toy in the United States: a horse-drawn fire apparatus.
During the nineteenth century, as middle class prosperity grew, mechanical banks rose in popularity. The banks, like the “Boy on a Trapeze” bank made in Philadelphia by the J. Barton Smith Company, made the act of saving money fun for children. At the same time, designs often attracted adult interest with racial caricatures and political satire. A Philadelphia pattern maker, James H. Bowen (1877-1906), helped to make a Connecticut firm, J&E Stevens, the nation’s largest manufacturer of cast-iron toys in the country. The Stevens firm, based in Cromwell, Connecticut, originally sold hardware and a few iron toys but in 1869 manufactured its first cast-iron mechanical bank (Hall’s Excelsior). By 1890, the firm produced more than three hundred models, including Bowen designs such as “Darktown Battery,” “Girl Skipping Rope,” and “Reclining Chinaman.”
Toys by local manufacturers were among the products exhibited at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition, hosted by Philadelphia in Fairmount Park. Honoring the birthplace of the nation, the Enterprise Manufacturing Company, a North Third Street firm specializing in coffee grinders, exhibited a mechanical bank in the form of Independence Hall. Another local manufacturer, James Fallows and Sons of North Second Street, displayed painted and stenciled tin horse-drawn wheeled vehicles, trains, and boats that judges commended for “economy in cost, adaptation to purpose intended, and durability.”
Albert Schoenhut’s Influence
Schoenhut Toys, on Frankford Avenue in Kensington, opened in Philadelphia in 1872 when Albert Schoenhut began producing his own toys pianos. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania)
As cities and industries grew in the nineteenth century, mass production and department stores made an increasing array of toys more readily available for children and their families. Department store pioneer John Wanamaker (1838-1922), who sold miniature pianos and other toys, played a role in expanding local toy manufacturing in 1866 when he brought Albert Schoenhut (1849-1912) to Philadelphia to work at his store. From a family of German toymakers, Schoenhut was familiar with the manufacturing of miniature pianos and he fixed the broken glass bars by replacing them with metal ones. These new pianos had a craftsmanship that rivaled European manufacturers, making them a popular item for children in the Philadelphia area.
Recognizing the success of his pianos, Schoenhut opened his own storefront in 1872 on Frankford Avenue in Kensington and expanded his products. The company produced a variety of instruments, dolls, wooden dollhouses/furniture, and circus figures that promoted the power of play for childhood development. Around the turn of the century Schoenhut received a patent for clown figures and in 1903 began producing the popular “Humpty Dumpty Circus,” which quickly expanded to include thirty-seven animals, twenty-nine figures, and over forty accessories. By the time of Schoenhut’s death in 1912, the company was the largest toy manufacturer in the United States and the only to export to Germany, helping to build a longstanding reputation as the greatest American wooden-toy manufacturer.
This camel, part of the “Humpty Dumpty Circus” set of toys, was created in 1907 by the A. Schoenhut Company in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, Photograph by Sara Hawken)
Like other toy manufacturers, Schoenhut benefitted from a toy revolution that occurred as fewer families relied on children’s work for income. More children entered the creative world of play, creating increased consumer demand and growth for the domestic toy industry. World War I also opened a door for American manufacturing as turmoil in Europe cut off German exports to the United States, leading to record toy sales nationally for Christmas 1919. Increasing year-round demand led to the domestic toy industry producing more than $58 million worth of toys in 1925. In addition to Schoenhut, The Industrial Directory of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1922 listed Philadelphia contributors to the industry as Ad-Craft Inc., 305 Walnut Street, a maker of games and puzzles; the Philadelphia Game Manufacturing Company, 335 N. Third Street, whose products included a “Major League Baseball” board game; Elias Goodman, Howard and Palmer Streets; and Reeve and Mitchell Co., 1228 Cherry Street, a maker of wooden toys. The Pennsylvania Manufacturing Company in Hatfield, Montgomery County, also made wooden toys.
During the Great Depression of the 1930s, however, toys became a luxury and sales dropped, forcing even the A. Schoenhut Co. into bankruptcy in 1935. An additional blow occurred during World War II, when materials previously used to make toys, especially iron, were diverted to war production. As a result of the wartime iron shortage, mechanical banks and other cast iron toys faded by 1950. Instead, similar items were made of tin by companies including J. Chein and Co., a New York-based company that opened a new factory in Burlington, New Jersey, in 1949. The Chein factory turned out banks, globes, sand pails, and other children’s items by the hundreds of thousands before turning to housewares in 1976 and then closing in 1992.
The Slinky Succeeds
After World War II, Philadelphia became home to a new, iconic toy after a mechanical engineer at the Cramp Shipyard in Fishtown, Richard James (1914-74), discovered in 1943 that a device he was working on to keep equipment steady could “walk” off a shelf. Taking the idea home, after two years of experiments James invented the “Slinky,” a metal coil consisting of eighty feet of wire. By Christmas 1945 James and his wife, Betty (1918-2008), spent $500 to manufacture their new toy to be sold at Gimbels department store. At $1 each, all four hundred Slinkys sold almost instantly. Manufactured in Philadelphia until 1964, the company then moved to Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, where it continued to produce more than 250 million Slinkys a year.
The Slinky was invented by Richard James at Cramp Shipyard in Philadelphia. (Photograph by Arthur Murphy)
As product demands grew during the years of the post-World War II baby boom, new manufacturing techniques increased production and decreased production costs. Scale models of airplanes, boats, military vehicles, and trains became popular, and Bachmann Trains on East Erie Avenue used an injection mold technique to produce and debut the Plasticville U.S.A. line in 1947. Bachmann, a firm founded in Philadelphia in 1833 as a manufacturer of hair ornaments, became one of the leading manufacturers for scale-model buildings used on train layouts, adding a variety of buildings to the product line through 1958. By 1963, after slot cars became more popular and the market for model trains decreased, Bachmann introduced a line of slot car accessories. By the mid-1980s, with domestic manufacturing fading, Bachmann was bought by Hong Kong-based Kader Industries, which moved the manufacturing line to China.
Most toy manufacturing in the United States moved overseas in the late twentieth century, but the Philadelphia area also gained a local toy maker in the 1990s. After fidgeting with disposable straws at a wedding in 1990, Joel Glickman (b. 1940) created K’Nex, a building set of rods and connectors that later expanded to include gears, blocks, and wheels. Made in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, by the Rodon Group, more than 39 billion flexible plastic K’Nex pieces were produced beginning in 1992. In 2016, K’Nex formed a holding company, Smart Brands International Co., to build its business globally.
Although the Philadelphia region had a limited presence in the industry by the twenty-first century, its toy legacy remained available for new generations in museums such as the Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park and the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent in Center City. These toys remained some of the most iconic in the world with long-lasting influence on the industry.
Amanda Sherry is a museum professional in the greater Philadelphia region.
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Manuscript Collections, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia.
Contemporary Toys and Historical Childlife Collections, Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, 15 S. Seventh Street, Philadelphia.
Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia.
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Figurine Collecta Bactrian Camel, L
The bactrian camel (or Bactrian) is the largest member of the camelid family. The camel lives in a harsh continental dry climate with hot and dry summers, but also tolerates very frosty snowy winters thanks to its thick coat. Cannot exist in humid climates. The camel is adapted to do without water for a very long time and eat rough food.Today he is a pet. The camel is a source of milk, meat and valuable wool. In addition, it is used as a circus animal and lives in zoos. It is very rare in its natural habitat. Figure size: 12.4 cm x 3 cm x 9.5 cm Collecta are miniature copies of animals that once inhabited the planet or live today. All figurines are designed in collaboration with professionals – each pose and expression imitate real ones, the textured surface of the body has been worked out in detail.The figures are made in accordance with the proportions. Our international experts: Anthony Beeson – English expert paleontologist; Matthew Giger is a German animal sculptor specializing in prehistoric animals; Deborah Mac Dermot is an American animal sculptor specializing in horses. Safety The figurine is made of durable plastic. All products are certified.
from 3 to 5 years
Male / Female
0. 157 kg
Packaging (length, width, height)
0.211, 0.142, 0.042 m
90,000 Crochet Llamas and Camels – 7 free patterns and descriptions of amigurumi toys
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90,000 Toy baskets. Storage basket 3 Sprouts Sand Camel
Baskets from the Canadian company 3 Sprouts will help you to put the perfect order in the nursery. Cute prints with animals will perfectly complement the interior of the nursery. Collect your collection of animals with the kids! Durable: Crafted from cotton canvas, the basket is durable and will hold whatever you put in. Roomy: toys, books and laundry – our cute baskets will find a place for all your baby’s belongings. Compact: Suitable not only for the nursery, but also for the bathroom.The 3 Sprouts storage basket is the perfect gift for new mothers, babies and grandchildren.
Dimensions: 44.5 x 43
Purpose: For nursery or bathroom
Material: 100% cotton tarpaulin 100% polyester felt applique 100% polyethylene cover (inside)
Care: Stain removal only
Brand country: Canada
Country of origin: China