Handicrafts: Trends and Forecast 2013 Europe

The WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization) sent out a brief survey to European members to provide general inputs on trends and forecasts for handicrafts. Below are interesting responses from their members who are dealing with day-to-day sales and marketing of handicrafts. The responses are compiled by WFTO’s intern Anna Roumeliotis, a fashion arts student in […]

Women empowerment in Africa: The Tintsaba master weavers experience

Tintsaba started as a women’s handicraft project in April, 1985 with 12 women. Over the years, Tintsaba has trained 895 remarkable women in both self development as well as economic skills, earning a reputation as Master Weavers in sisal for fine quality products. This has been achieved through a commitment to excellence in everything that […]