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RUJA Coffee Bag Backpack


5.00 out of 5
(2 customer reviews)

RUJA backpacks are made from burlap coffee bags that have traveled the world. The profit from each product sold is used to grow and provide for the work that they are doing in Fort Portal, Uganda. The current goal is to sustain and increase the funding for food, education, and housing for children. Each RUJA is one-of-a-kind, the prints and colors on each bag will vary significantly.

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Product Description

RUJA backpacks are made from burlap sacks, and each one is hand sewn in Boise ID, and one of a kind.

  • Width (top) 12.5″
  • Length 20″
  • Width (bottom) 8″
  • Strap length 28.5″
  • Strap width 2″
  • Gusset width 4″

For The Cause “RUJA”

1.2In December of 2013, RUJA founder Andrew Green took a trip with a group of friends to an orphanage in Uganda. The people who crossed his path during that time changed his life forever.

Upon returning home, Andrew was determined to make a difference.

With only a Ugandan sugar bag and a 1950’s sewing machine, RUJA was born. RUJA now makes backpacks, tablet covers, and other various products from recycled burlap coffee bags. Today, each product is uniquely handcrafted by a local refugee.

Every dollar spent on RUJA products provides funding for RUJA’s branch in Uganda where they provide housing, education, and medical care for orphans. RUJA also provides relief in Ugandan refugee camps and is involved in community development work in nearby villages.

The word RUJA means “to dream.” What started out as a singular dream has grown into a collective dream. From local refugees to orphans on the other side of the world to the people who buy our products, RUJA is a collaborative effort to make our world a better place. Join the dream!

Link to The Ruja Site HERE

2 reviews for RUJA Coffee Bag Backpack

  1. Janet Chapman
    5 out of 5


    I saw this and had to have it. Instantly added it to my cart. Never regretted it. The money goes to a great cause, and unlike a lot of backpacks and bags made in this style, this one is actually made with quality and lasts a long time!

  2. Sadie Ashenbrener
    5 out of 5


    So cute! I love this bag, it’s wearable and durable and goes to a great cause.

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