A set of four handcrafted placemats complete with warm fall colors and a traditional striped design. A great way to add a splash of color to your kitchen and hosting collection.
Al-Khuzama Weal Nafal Safawi Women's Charity is a non-profit organization that was established in 2005 created to meet the needs of the women in the Bedouin region of Jordan, specifically those in Safawi village near the Iraqi border. The association was created with the intention to help women enhance their role in society and be part of active discussions in their community in the midst of the Iraq border’s closing during the Iraq War. A lot of businesses had been dependent on the patronage of Iraqi travelers at the time, and the border shut-down threatened the livelihoods of many in the region. Safawi Women's Charity served to support and improve the lives of these families in that time, while also serving to revive the Bedouin identity by empowering the village women to take the lead in creating a larger tourism industry, through the marketing and sale of Bedouin handicraft products.Safawi Women's Charity has faced many challenges since its inception including struggles with marketing, its distance from city centers, shortage of local transportation methods, and lack of employment opportunities for women and youth. Despite these problems, the organization continues to thrive and positively impact the lives of the Bedouin women they...Read More