Afghan Women Learn Traditional Carpet Weaving

by Afghan Institute of Learning
Vetted
Nov 4, 2010

Update

Along with the traditional carpet weaving there is a new skill being taught in the YF Women’s Learning Center called Silk weaving.  It is a traditional craft in Herat that was almost lost in the war years.  A woman who remembers how to do the silk weaving is reviving the craft at AIL centers.  It is a very good skill for poor women or widows to learn so that they can earn extra money for their families.  Thank you so much for continuing to support these traditional skills that help many Afghan women support their families.

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Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.afghaninstituteoflearning.org
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carolyn dunlap
Dearborn, Michigan United States

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