Res’Art, a promotion network of women’s crafts in Algeria
This Network of craftswomen is born in 2003 in Algeria in four wilayas ; Res’Art aims to empower women and strengthen their capacities.
Today it comprises 300 Algerian women of fifteen communities that created and marketed over 150 products evocative of the Algerian cultural diversity.
The Rés’Art women have acquired over 10 years of expertise in the craft skills. Among the crafts of Rés’Art :
- fashion design and sewing
- handmade cosmetics
Women Rés’Art meet, share their expertise, are pooling tools and raw materials. This regrouping allows them to participate in foreign fairs, with the effect of increasing their turnover by 50%.
Recently in the Folk Arts Festival of Budapest, Rés’Art accompanied in August 20 to 23, 2015 eight Algerian craftswomen to export and to promote their productions. Very welcomed by international visitors of the Festival, the delegation has succeeded, promotion and sale of the Algerian handicrafts.
You can find these products in the women Rés’Art shop of Algiers.