Products (handicrafts) included in the 1000women initiative are made by the long-term unemployed women in rural areas who with the expert support of Ethno Network translate their skills and craftsmanship into business and a source of creativity and additional income for their families.
All handicrafts presented below are made using old crafts and manual craftsmanship, using modest tools and ample creativity and innovativeness of the artisans. 1,000 women initiative includes old crafts and near-forgotten traditional crafting techniques such as gold-thread embroidery, filet-lace making, knitting, crocheting and kilim weaving. Our product portfolio consists of different categories such as interior decoration, items of clothing, souvenirs and business gifts as a central part of the 1,000women initiative.
Столњаци и надстољнаци се најчешће израђују од памучног или ланеног платна у различитим димензијама и облицима. Украшени су флоралним и геометријским...
In addition to the component of economic empowerment, the 1000women initiative directly contributes to the preservation of endangered cultural heritage, which means practices, skills and knowledge related to old crafts recognized by local communities, groups and individuals as a part of their cultural heritage, which provides a sense of identity and continuity and promotes respect for cultural diversity and creativity (from the Convention on cultural heritage protection).