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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Zaouia
Fatema is a native of Sidi Yahya Ou Youssef. She has two sons and a daughter. Before getting married she moved with her sister to another village for a few months, where she learned how to weave from other young women. When she moved back to her village, to start her own family, she continued to weave to decorate her home and make warm clothes for her kids. She makes Handira rugs, which the women of Zaouia are known for. This is Fatema’s first time weaving for a commercial purpose. She decided to join the association in 2012, when she heard about Anou and the opportunity it gave the local weavers in her village. With almost no income at all, Fatema has a hard time paying for her diabetes medicine. She hopes that her weaving skills will allow her to comfortably pay for her medicine, as well as get her own place where she can live with her husband and kids.
Khadija was born in a small village Sidi Aheya Youssifi. She is married and is a mother to four children. She has been weaving from a young age and is very skilled in making rugs, Hanbal, and Handira. Khadija enjoys traveling to Kenfira. She hopes to earn enough money from the association to build her family a house.
5ft 11in x 3ft 5in
1m 80cm x 1m 5cm
Medra, Imshaden, Carding Boards, Loom, Spindel
Product ID: 2127
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Handira rugs used to be placed in every home. It was considered to be a piece of clothing that would be worn outside. It is now used for decoration and gifted to young women about to be wed.
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