MOTTAINAI Gauze Hand Towel

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The MOTTAINAI range expresses a particular natural and earthy shade and texture.

A special texture, Water Absorbing, and Quick drying.

The gauze Japanese towel with an illustration of African continent wood and animals.

Dimensions : 34 x 88 cm (13.4″ x 34.6″).

Weight : 43 g.

Material : 100% cotton.

Made in Japan.

MOTTAINAI

Wangari Muta Maathai was awarded the Nobel peace prize in the environment of field, She was also the former Kenyan vice minister of environment and a Doctor of Biology. During her first visit to Japan in 2005, She was deeply moved by the philosophy of “MOTTAINAI”.

The meaning of “MOTTAINAI” is closely related to the careful management of the world’s resources “MOTTAINAI” can be summarized in 3 words, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (3R) Maathai proposed spreading “MOTTAINAI” as a worldwide language of environmental protection. The MOTTAINAI campaign started as a way to spread a lifestyle that doesn’t impose a burden on the global environment, and the creation of an environmentally conscious society is built worldwide. Part of the sales is donated to founded by Wangari Muta Maathai the Green Belt Movement which was focusing on reforestation.

 

Wangari muta Maathai (Kenyan vice minister of environment and a Doctor of Biology)

She was born in 1940, Kenya who obtained a degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kansas (1964), and a Master of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh (1966), and pursued doctoral studies in Germany and the University of Nairobi, before obtaining a Ph.D. (1971) from the University of Nairobi, where she also taught veterinary anatomy. Wangari Muta Maathai was the first in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate degrees (1977). The same year worried about poverty, in her motherland and environmental destruction , she began are forestation activity as Green Movement supported by poor women. As a result, in 2004, For the first time the Nobel peace prize was awarded as an African lady in the environment field.

Wangari Muta Maathai was appointed to UN peaceful ambassador in 2009 and achieved heavy responsibility as the environment and a Peace Messenger. She died on September 25, 2011.