Jumbo : Hippo (Mvuu)

  • $ 34.00
  • $ 42.99
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Vimbai Madya Dolls create economic empowerment for women in Zimbabwe. Each doll is handcrafted, one of a kind and handmade with love by a woman in Zimbabwe. Each purchase provides sustainable income to the creator, enabling her to support her family, and to have confidence in the future. We are committed to providing ethical services and products that bring about social change, hope to their community and individual women.


  • The name Hippopotamus means ‘river horse’
  • Hippos give birth in the water
  • A group of Hippos is called a herd, pod, dale or bloat
  • Hippos can hold their breath for up to 5 minutes
  • Hippos can run up to 48 kmph (faster than Usain Bolt!)


        • Made by Gogo Olive in Mutare, Zimbabwe
        • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
        • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
        • CE tested
        • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
        • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
        • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
        • Mama Hippo is 8-9 inches  and baby is 5 inches