BALANCE WORK & HOME LIFE
In most instances the artisans can choose to work from their homes and on their own time so they can still manage their family life and household responsibilities.
When a community center is an option this provides them with a safe workspace and a communal environment.
GAINING INVALUABLE SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE
The artisans train and learn new skills, adapting their current skills to match the market needs of today. Entrepreneurship and leadership skills are important by-products of working within a group towards a common.
By being part of these artisan communities, women have a social outlet, which provides incalculable support. A community which stands together to share issues and concerns of everyday life.