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.
Rebha is from Zaouia. She is now divorced and is the mother to one daughter. She learned to weave as a child and can make many different designs of rugs. She recently joined Association Zaouia in 2018, as a way to support her daughter.
She hopes her work will allow her to eventually buy a house for her and her daughter.
The Beni-Ourain rug is used daily in the lives of local Moroccans. They are used for everything from bed
covers to simple living room rugs. They can also be used for special occasions, like weddings. It is said that the women transfer their feelings into these rugs while crafting them.
Moroccan artisans are paid a meagre 4% of an average sale online or in local markets.
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