100 MOTTAINAI Water-repellent | Forest Purple
In this design I was inspired by the care of the global environment through forestation activity of the Green Belt.
Movement designed by Bunpei Yorifuji.
- Code : 10228-301
- Dimensions : 100 x 100 cm (39.4″ x 39.4″).
- Weight : 146 g.
- Material : 100% polyester.
- Made in Japan.
- Bag etc..
AQUA DROP A convenient Outdoor and rainy day Furoshiki made of “water repellent processing”.
This wrapping repels water with its “water repellent coating” on the surface which will protect important bags and luggage from sudden rain. It can also be used as a simple leisure seat or table cloth.
When the water repellent effect weakens, simply apply an iron (medium temperature) and the water repellent effect will return.
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.