Friday August 31, 11:00 - 16:00
Selling of embroidery products of women's cooperatives from Azariye and South Hebron Hills
Bags, purses, cushions and more...
This September will host a plenty of festivities and occasions for celebration in both Palestine and Israel. A new school year is at the threshold, with more and more families struggling to meet their children's basic needs: school uniforms, bags, books, stationery, meals and much more. It has never been more certain that in most Palestinian homes there will be more! suffering than joy, especially for women, having to run households on no income, nevertheless providing for their families' needs.
From behind the Wall, amidst crippling inflation accompanied by food, education, work and health insecurity, two groups of unprivileged Palestinian women, from Azariye and Tuwane, each a sole breadwinner for her family, join forces and outreach to you with wishes for a truly peaceful and prosperous year for all the peoples in the region, a year of acceptance, love and friendship. By utilizing the one way of expression we master, we created various pieces of embroidery to display for sale at Barbur on Friday August 31, only two days before schools start. We hope to get a vital income, so much needed for our families' essential needs in the coming months.
So, come to and support us striving to keep our right to dignified life and achieve a better status within the family and the society through leaning on our own cultural heritage, efforts, artistic skills and hard work resulting in pieces of incredible sophistication, beauty, and passion.
Women of Azariye and Tuwane.
DAY: Friday, August 31, 2007 at 11 a.m.
PLACE: Barbur Gallery,
Shirizli 6 Str., Nachlaot, Jerusalem
For more information: 054-7232866
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