• Khenifra Women's Cooperative from Zzzzzz, Morocco
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    The jellaba button is an essential part of traditional Moroccan clothing and are individually hand sewn together. Naturally, it is a tedious process that requires a steady hand mixed with considerable talent. After hand making jellabal buttons for most of ... show more The jellaba button is an essential part of traditional Moroccan clothing and are individually hand sewn together. Naturally, it is a tedious process that requires a steady hand mixed with considerable talent. After hand making jellabal buttons for most of their lives and selling them to seamstresses for little pay, a group of women, with the help of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers, decided to create their own products using jellaba buttons. As a result, they created a new, innovative jewelry line that blends contemporary and traditional Moroccan design. The products quickly became a hit, and have since become one of the most popular artisan crafts in Morocco. To manage the explosive growth of their sales, the group of women decided to become an official cooperative in 2008. Today, the cooperative provides meaningful income to a bustling group of 20 women and their families who are currently working on their next design to sell to you!

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    Fatima Nouaman from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Fatima Nouaman

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    Fadma Chafik from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Fadma Chafik

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    Saadia Oukas from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Saadia Oukas

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    Zhour El Kabach from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Zhour El Kabach

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    Aicha Oukhalak from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Aicha Oukhalak

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    Malika Azzani from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Malika Azzani

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    Samira Blkas from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Samira Blkas

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    Hafida from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Hafida

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    Malika Fakir from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Malika Fakir

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    Malika Amrou from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Malika Amrou

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    Rachida Ousbigh from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Rachida Ousbigh

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    Latifa Ouldae from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    Latifa Ouldae

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    fatima lakhba from Zzzzzz, Morocco

    fatima lakhba

    meryem birali from Zzzzzz, Morocco

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