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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Afous Gafous
Zahra was born in Ouarzazate in the mid 70's and is married with three children. While she did not attend school, she is currently studying at a local center to learn how to read and write. Her primary source of income is through the sales of her rugs. She learned how to weave from her mom and now specializes in weaving and design at the association. Mouzil Zehra 38 years old, born in Lmdina village, married and has 3 kids. Zehra didn’t go to school but was able to attend literacy classes; she learned weaving from early age form her mother. Her specialty is making carpets and drawing on it. From her income she helps her family and she wished to have a prosperous future for this craftsman.
Rabiaa was born in the Ouarzazate region and has lived in the area for her entire life. Her husband passed away several years ago and now lives with her immediate family as she has no children. She joined the association because she wanted to learn how to weave and support herself through the sales of her rugs.
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.
Fatima, born in the 80's, is the second youngest member of the association at the time of writing. Fatima did not attend school but is currently studying how to read and write in local literacy classes. She hopes that through her sales, she'll be able to provide for her future family.
12ft x 7ft 11in x 1in
3m 66cm x 2m 42cm x 2cm
Naturally Dyed Wool,
Product ID: 11881
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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.
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