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Handicraft Development project

Since March to December 2013, the Economic Empowerment Program (EEP) has undertaken its program's activities working with handicraft women group in rural areas. This program targeted to 82-handicraft group particularly women in 13 districts across the country. These districts mentioned have been involved in the Economic Empowerment Program's activities in culture preservation and livelihoods. During a ten-month period, Economic Empowerment staff conducted several activities includes: Business skills, improving of quality control, natural dyes workshop, held Easter and Christmas Fair. This project was supported by The Australian Foundation for the people of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP), MILK, Gift Certificates and was benefit to 1640 handicraft women group including CBOs and cooperative members from 13 districts.