Biya was born in the late 60's and has lived in the Ouarzazate region all her life. While she never studied in school, today she is enrolled in literacy classes at an association. Biya is married and has four children.
Fatima was born in the town of Zagora and moved to Ourzazate when she married her now husband. Born only in the 90's she is one of the youngest members of the association and often provides new and innovative ideas to all the women.
One of two types that the association specializes in, Hanbels are easily the more popular item. The designs of each Hanbel incorporates a design that blends the personal taste of the association president with the colors and designs prevalent in the area surrounding Ouarzazate.