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« on: April 16, 2007 03:17:14 AM »

ok, so we work with an organisation in south africa that teaches kids how to start up an iga (income generating activity) that would halp them support themselves in the future.

this is what my husband came up with...  he based it on one that his grandfather made about 50 years ago which had leather straps (riempies).

the kids have learnt how to make these stools and are making money out of them!

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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2007 11:34:17 PM »

Wow - its great that something like this is being used in such a good and charitable way.  They actually look quite comfy!
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2007 01:46:11 AM »

they are extremely comfortable....!
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2007 08:50:39 PM »

This is a very cool stool-I've never seen one quite like it!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2007 11:36:04 AM »

This looks great and super comfy. What a great way for the kids to learn to support themselves for their future.
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