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.
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.
Moroccan artisans are paid a meagre 4% of an average sale online or in local markets.
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