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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Afous Gafous
Fatima Ait Ihya
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.
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 Aguim and moved to the Ouarzazate region when she married. Today, her and her husband have five children. Fatima specializes in all the types of rugs the association makes.
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.
10ft 5in x 8ft x 1in
3m 17cm x 2m 44cm x 3cm
Product ID: 12351
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Each Zerbya, or pile knot rug, reflects designs that blend the designs of the association's president with the colors and symbols commonly found throughout the Ouarzazate region.
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