Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Art Illuminating the Spirit


Cameroon Lost Wax Brass Nativity Set

Members: $90 / Non-Members: $100

Product Description:

Handmade in Cameroon

Prescraft is a project of the Presbyterian Church that is dedicated to preserving the rich cultural heritage of Cameroon in West Africa.  Its goals are to provide employment, stem migration from the rural areas, to the cities, preservice traditional craft skills, and to instill self-confidence in artisans.  Prescraft runs three training and production centers where they offer training courses to youth who have had to leave school.  Prescraft also works with artisans from rural areas who produce crafts from their homes in addition to farming small plots of land.  Income from Prescraft helps artisans cover expenses, education, healthcare, and housing. 8 pieces. 6 ¾” h. Fair Trade Product.