Tag Archive for: weaver

Duterimbere Cooperative

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Natural sisal fibers threated over a core of locally gathered forest grasses become beautiful decor and functional household goods through hand craftsmanship. Duterimbere means Let's Move Forward, and the weavers of this cooperative are determined to use their craft to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to their community. [highlight]We use our time together not only to weave and exchange advice, but also to discuss important topics such as women’s rights.[/highlight]

Abadacogora Cooperative

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Abadacogora has 22 weavers.- half are older ladies and rest are youth. Each one learnt their weaving skills from their parents and continue to pass it down through the generations. [highlight]With hard work, strong financial management and prayers, Abadacogora strive to be successful and sustainable.[/highlight]

Ababerarugo Cooperative

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Ababerarugo cooperative decided to group together with the purpose of fighting poverty and improving the quality of life using their skilled hands. Ababerarugo means Beautifying our Homes, and the weavers of this cooperative are determined to use their craft to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to their community. [highlight]Ababerarugo boots the community spirit when they employ their neighbors during busy season of weaving.[/highlight]

Weaving for my Future: Artisan Marie Jeanne’s Story

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By Ange Nyiraneza, Azizi Life Team Member "There was never…

Abaharaniriterambere Cooperative

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Banana leaves and stalks become beautiful and functional household goods through hand craftsmanship. Abaharaniriterambere means People Fighting for Development, and the weavers of this cooperative are determined to use their craft to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to their community. [highlight]We use our time together not only to weave and exchange advice, but also to discuss important topics such as women’s rights.[/highlight]