Women and Handicrafts

Handicrafts are the mirror of culture, tradition and aesthetics of the artisans who create them. The real beauty of a piece of handicrafts surely depends on the clarity of material, the glimpses of a culture and touch of art. Vietnam has a rich history of handicrafts. The entire wealth of timeless Vietnamese handicrafts has survived through ages. The legacy of Vietnamese culture promises everything- beauty, dignity, form and style. These handicrafts radiate an impression of glory, exhibit hereditary skills and show careful craftsmanship.

Home based workers are the most marginalized and one of the largest groups of workers in this sector. Home based work has been identified as work that is undertaken in the home by either independent own account workers or dependent subcontractors.

Women have a great work load in their lives; they have a double burden, to earn income from their work and also have to fulfill their domestic responsibilities. They laboring the whole day; generally they work 12 to 16 hours per day and losing their time and energy both.

NAPI acts not only as customers but also help the home based women workers to shape cooperatives. These cooperatives includes supply raw materials, make sure appropriate and timely payments, arrange for the credit and support in design development. Thus, with each contract with us, you are contributing to improve the woman worker’s life.

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