Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger

 
$1,185 $3,815
Raised Remaining

Platform where dyed leather is shaped with a stone

Platform where dyed leather is shaped with a stone
Photo from Progress Report 'Cure Salee Prize Winners and an Artisan Interview' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ouma and her mother, In'gall

Ouma and her mother, In'gall
Photo from Progress Report 'Cure Salee Prize Winners and an Artisan Interview' (view small | med | large | orig)

RAIN founder Bess & Niger PM at Cure Salee

RAIN founder Bess & Niger PM at Cure Salee
Photo from Progress Report 'Cure Salee Prize Winners and an Artisan Interview' (view small | med | large | orig)

Artisan wares on display at the festival

Artisan wares on display at the festival
Photo from Progress Report 'Cure Salee Prize Winners and an Artisan Interview' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wodaabe men dance the gerewol at Cure Salee

Wodaabe men dance the gerewol at Cure Salee
Photo from Progress Report 'Cure Salee Prize Winners and an Artisan Interview' (view small | med | large | orig)

Embroidery is naturally a social activity.

Embroidery is naturally a social activity.
Photo from Progress Report 'Ancient artistry empowers Wodaabe women' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wodaabe symbol "cow eye"

Wodaabe symbol "cow eye"
Photo from Progress Report 'Ancient artistry empowers Wodaabe women' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wodaabe symbol "star"

Wodaabe symbol "star"
Photo from Progress Report 'Ancient artistry empowers Wodaabe women' (view small | med | large | orig)

Cotton strips with embroidered symbols

Cotton strips with embroidered symbols
Photo from Progress Report 'Ancient artistry empowers Wodaabe women' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wodaabe male gereewol dancer wearing special tunic

Wodaabe male gereewol dancer wearing special tunic
Photo from Progress Report 'Ancient artistry empowers Wodaabe women' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
http://www.rain4sahara.org

Project Leader

Julia D'Orazio

Office Manager
Portsmouth, NH Niger

Where is this project located?

Map of Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger