Craftmanship brings new life to local economy in Tunisia

Leila Ben-Gacem, Fabric of Change Ashoka Fellow, is bringing a new life to local artisans through social entrepreneurship. Her initiative, Blue Fish is aimed at supporting craft communities to “adapt to global market trends to their own heritage and hence threatening the evolution of national cultures”. Passionate about cultural diversity they believe positive socio-economic development can exists through arts & crafts.

In this interview written by Ashoka , Tara Roberts explains how Tunisian artisans are supported.

Read the interview and find a good practice to replicate everywhere.

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Author: Dahlia Rodriguez

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