Knitted by rural women in community upliftment projects



Gogo Olive KNITS recognises the sense of purpose and worth that having employment brings. The most needy women are identified and Gogo Olive now empowers over 60 knitters around Zimbabwe.  Each product is completely handmade and unique and comes with its own swing tag to tell you their individual name and who they were knitted by.

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Note: This is not a toy

Shamwari – is the Shona word for friend

Gogo – is the Shona word for Grandmother, but she doesn’t need to actually be related to you, any mature woman can be your Gogo!

Gogo Olive 2013 – is a Registered Charity in Zimbabwe SC041281

Swing tag with the name
and picture of the knitter

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Mbada the leopard

Mbada, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Mbada, means leopard in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Shumba the lion

Shumba, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Shumba, means lion in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Shoko the monkey

Shoko, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Shoko, means monkey in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Nzou the elephant

Nzou, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Nzou, means elephant in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Njiri the warthog

Njiri, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Njiri, means warthog in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Mvuu the hippo

Mvuu, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Mvuu, means hippo in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Chipembere the rhino

Chipembere, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Chipembere, means rhino in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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Twaza the Giraffe

Twaza, Gogo Olive knitted animal

The name of this knitted animal, Twaza, means giraffe in the Zimbabwean Shona language.
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