Hachmia was born and raised in Ain Leuh. She is widely regarded as one of the hardest working members of the Ain Leuh Cooperative. This work ethic shines through given the fact that she has never attended school, but still enrolled in a weaving certification program and started working at the cooperative. Hachmia is a single parent with two girls and a boy. Her dedication and persistence of her work allow her to use the money she earns to support the children's living and education. She is indeed a strong woman!
Cooperative Tisseuses is most well known for their hanbel rugs. While hanbel rugs are commonly found through the Middle Atlas mountains, the contemporary design found on most are large said to have started in Ain Leuh. Regardless of the origin of these rugs, they still set the trends in the wider weaving community. The symbols on these rugs reflect different criteria of Amazigh women such as courage which is represented by the lion eyes.