100 day trial available

Ababa Leather Mens


Our widest, simplest shoe pays homage to the original humans of the Rift Valley. Ababa is handmade in Ethiopia in collaboration with Soul of Africa, an organization focused on creating opportunities for employment and education across the African continent.

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100 day trial for barefoot beginners

We're confident that after 100 days of au natural foot freedom (you need to give them a proper outing) your feet will love being feet. So we're happy to give you a no-quibbles test run for 100 days.

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Ababa is a simple, hand stitched, comfortable leather shoe with a mission. Profits generated by the sale of the Ababa are donated to the Soul of Africa Trust to support local projects focused on building futures for disadvantaged kids.

  • Tough Rubber Sole – for amazing traction on hard and soft terrain
  • Non-Marking Outsole – with PRO 5 puncture resistant nylon
  • Wild Hide Leather – naturally scarred and durable

Ababa Leather Mens DNA

Soul of Africa
Soul of Africa

Made in Africa in collaboration with the Soul of Africa social enterprise. Profits go back to supporting local employment and education initiatives.


Very comfortable

Very high quality and I love the story behind the shoes. Recommended If you like easy and comfortable indoor(?) shoes.

Don't know what to think...

I'm still confused, weather these shoes fit me or not. I have some other shoes from vivobarefoot, that are the same size, but that fit better, so... I have the feeling that they are a bit smaller, than primus lite shoes, but they are wide so maybe it is because they are not so tightly around my feet. Also the color of the stiches doesn't match the picture, but thats a small thing, and doesn't bother me. I wish they would fit better...

Exactly what I wanted

This are really good shoes for that price! It has a simple basic look, but the finish is very good. There are no annoying little irregularities.
I first hesitated about Vivabarefoot and Vibram FuroShiki, but I'm glad I went for Viva. I really like the broad front, I think it's healthier for your toes.
For me, the pair is just a little too small, but not small enough to order a size higher. So I had to wait till the shoe sets a little to my foot.
Very happy with those shoes! And I also like the fact Vivabarefoot has some vegan shoes in their assortment.

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