Product Information: These sandals are handmade by the people of Ngaye in the region of Thiès north of Senegal. The artisans there are known to be perfectionists because of their high-end quality products. They regroup themselves around a big organization to sustain the needs within the community. As you wear these fashionable, unique and extremely comfortable Ngaye Sandals, just know you are helping a rural community in West Africa thrive. The cork footbed is lined with a woven fabric. The leather used for the outsole is strong, yet soft; therefore, it delivers long-lasting durability on a variety of surfaces.