Oct 182010

The local production of crafts in the communities of Yuqui, Yuracaré and Trinitarias emerged as an economic strategy to help women cover their basic needs. This environmentally conscious and multiethnic initiative soon become the basis for an important participatory experience. Women shared spaces of dialogue and reflection, expressed their creativity collectively and engaged in the recuperation of ancestral practices and knowledge.  The initiative was successful because the production of crafts did not interfere with women’s domestic activities and did not required financial investment.

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