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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Zaouia
Aicha was born in Assakka, a village located an hour away from Sidi Yahya Ou Youssef. Her husband works different seasonal jobs to secure a minimal income. They have 3 daughters and 2 sons. Her oldest daughter is married and lives in the small city of Tounfite. Her second oldest daughter has finished high school. While the rest of her kids currently attend school. Aicha’s mother taught her how to weave as a young girl. She enjoys making traditional rugs and Hanbal rugs. She joined Association Zaouia in 2011, however did not make very many sales when they first began(They sold less than 5 rugs in three years). She hopes that by opening an online store, all the weavers will finally earn a real income. She hopes to earn enough to finally be able to fix her home and provide for her kids.
Naima is from Kassa Zaouia and is the mother of two children, one boy and one girl. She learned to weave in her home at a very young age. She joined Association Zaouia in 2012, where she sells unique handmade rugs. Naima hopes that she can earn income from the association so that she may one day complete her Hajj.
5ft 9in x 3ft 9in x 1in
1m 75cm x 1m 15cm x 1cm
Medra, Imshaden, Carding Boards, Loom, Scissors, Spindel
Product ID: 5828
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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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