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Beginning with Banig

Posted by Woven Handicrafts on

Beginning with Banig
By doing all these, we hope to help the communities weave a new pattern for their craft – with better market access comes more income for craftsmen and women, and with more income comes greater incentives for the young generation to take up the art of their parents.

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Starting Young: Crafting a New Future for Banig Weavers

Posted by Trish Lim on

Starting Young: Crafting a New Future for Banig Weavers
In a community where the average age of a weaver is 50 years old, Riza stands out not just as one of the youngest craftswomen but also as the youngest leader of a weaving association in the area. When she was entrusted with the task of leading the group in the village of Bariwon, she was hesitant to step into the role. 

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Making Waves with Photographer-Surfer Tarish Zamora

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Making Waves with Photographer-Surfer Tarish Zamora

Tarish Zamora, or Trish as her friends call her, stands in the surf looking out at the vast ocean. The water flows and crashes around her. Surfers in the line-up feel the energy in the water, anticipating the next wave to ride. Suddenly, the water swells as they start to paddle out. Tarish assumes her position, digging her feet in the sand and ready to snap the magic moments of surfers riding the waves.

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Empowering Women of Tomorrow: A Special Collaboration with CHARLES & KEITH

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Empowering Women of Tomorrow: A Special Collaboration with CHARLES & KEITH
The most vital thing we have learned is that when women are given a choice and given the chance to take control, they are empowered. When women are empowered, people around her feel this way as well. Because when women dream, they dream beyond themselves.

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Guest Blog: A Coffice Hunter's Tips to Make Every Meeting Count

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Guest Blog: A Coffice Hunter's Tips to Make Every Meeting Count
From cozy coffee shops to seaside workstations, freelancers have mastered the art of working from just about anywhere. Tin Advincula shares tips on how to prepare for meetings to help you bag projects and partners!

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