“Bogolan cloth is literally made of the earth, forests, rivers and sun of Mali.

"And it was through the harnessing of natural materials ― the iron-rich mud of river-beds, the extracts of leaves, bark, and roots, and the energy of the intense West African sunlight ― that the Bambara weaver‘s off-white cotton bands, finimigu, were not only imbued with color, but also with protective and curative powers.

So potent was this cloth ― dyed in a lengthy, labor-intensive, spiritual communion with the earth ― that it alone had the power, the mystical resilience and strength, to hold the amulets of the healer and the hunter."

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“Bogolan cloth is literally made of the earth, forests, rivers and sun of Mali.

"And it was through the harnessing of natural materials ― the iron-rich mud of river-beds, the extracts of leaves, bark, and roots, and the energy of the intense West African sunlight ― that the Bambara weaver‘s off-white cotton bands, finimigu, were not only imbued with color, but also with protective and curative powers.

So potent was this cloth ― dyed in a lengthy, labor-intensive, spiritual communion with the earth ― that it alone had the power, the mystical resilience and strength, to hold the amulets of the healer and the hunter."

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The Duffel

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$59.95

Bring the power of the african earth, river and sun with you wherever you go.  Be the healer, be the hunter, be the warrior when you bring this sturdily made, top quality duffel bag with you to the gym, to the game or on the plane.  


When people ask you about the intricate styling, the striking colors, the beauty of the bag, tell them the story of the people of Mali, tell them the story of the child who will study for another year because of you.  

Made from an authentic Bogolan pattern before being transferred on to a world class Poly/Canvas material, you get the best of durability, the best of style and the best of giving back when you purchase The Duffel from The Bogolanfini Collection at Tendance. 

Price Shipping Type:
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(10-14 Business Days, tracking) $20
Material: As with most of our products, this fantastic bag is made off Poly/Canvas material; and not only is it practical for use, but you are also making a difference.

Intended Use: Sports, Gym, Travel, Camping, Weekender, Carry-on Luggage, Hiking and a great gift for men and women Shoes Compartment: Built-in extra shoes bag with exterior zippers and air holes, ventilated to keep your shoes and clean gear separate

Size: 11.81x20.47x11.81 inches

Mali Needs Their Kids To Succeed

Mali Needs Their Kids To Succeed

One Bag, One Student, One Year

You will directly support a child by giving them all of the school supplies they need for a full year of studies through our partner at Empower Mali

Children Are Our Most Precious Resource

Every year tens of thousands of children stop attending school in Mali.  Unfortunately many of these children end up working as child laborers and some even turn to crime to feed their families, all while losing the opportunity that education gives them to grow into healthy, wealthy, well educated members of Mali society.

One Bag, One Student, One Year

You will directly support a child by giving them all of the school supplies they need for a full year of studies through our partner at Empower Mali

Children Are Our Most Precious Resource

Every year tens of thousands of children stop attending school in Mali. Unfortunately many of these children end up working as child laborers and some even turn to crime to feed their families, all while losing the opportunity that education gives them to grow into healthy, wealthy, well educated members of Mali society.

Where You Are Making A Difference

Bamako, the capital city of Mali is home to over 1.3 million people and is where the majority of our aid is aimed.  We also focus on other urban centers like Sikasso, Mopti and Koutiala. 

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Where You Are Making A Difference

Bamako, the capital city of Mali is home to over 1.3 million people and is where the majority of our aid is aimed.  We also focus on other urban centers like Sikasso, Mopti and Koutiala. 

Learn More
The Duffel
The Duffel
The Duffel
The Duffel
The Duffel
The Duffel
The Duffel

The Duffel

$59.95
The Pack
The Pack
The Pack
The Pack

The Pack

$49.95
The Ruck
The Ruck
The Ruck
The Ruck

The Ruck

$49.95

Make a Difference to One

Your purchase will keep one child in school for 1 year and will bring us 1 child closer to our goal of getting 10 thousand kids from Mali into university.

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Make a Difference to One

Your purchase will keep one child in school for 1 year and will bring us 1 child closer to our goal of getting 10 thousand kids from Mali into university.