SITHAIDI is a Traditional Xhosa Bead artist practicing on the banks of the Qora River on the Wild Coast of South Africa. Her story is currently being broadcast upon the Discovery Channel as one of the Top 10 films in the Discovery Africa Don't Stop Wandering competition. Vote for her video to win here. 

She is a women of true strength, and despite a lifelong polio condition, chooses to focus her energy on her ability to create. She walks 3 hours to work every day and 3 hours back, where she ideates her beadwork creations seen below.

Her personal philosophy is a gift to those who encounter it, particularly to those living in the fast lane. 

SHOP SITHAIDI'S PRODUCTS BELOW. 100% of the proceeds are returned to her. 

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