Fatima was born in the town of Demnant and moved to Ait Bougamez when her husband found work as a blacksmith several years ago. Wardia and Hasna, two of Fatima’s four children, are curren members of Timdokal Ighrem. She has worked in the association since it began in 2011 and specializes in embroidery and makes many of the small wool bags the association produces.
The Beni Ourain is a simple yet chic traditional moroccan rug. While Timdokkals is not physically located in the areas where the Beni Ourain tribe used to exist, many women have lineage to the area and moved to Ait Bouguemez after marrying.
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