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. They are rich in leather, yet minimal in design, and will compliment any outfit of your choice!The leather used for the outsole is strong, yet soft; therefore, it delivers long-lasting durability on a variety of surfaces.