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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The stories are as diverse as the artists themselves: Afghan women who have lifted themselves out of poverty through a cooperative that sells their traditional embroidery; a former cook for the Sudan People's Liberation Army who now sells beaded corsets to help support her family and send her many grandchildren to school; and sisters from Kyrgyzstan who make hand-stitched felt and silk scarves using a family tradition that dates back some 300 years.
"More and more people are looking at they do as a vote for what they care about," said Cerny. "... They are getting the idea that they are helping build a school in Pakistan, helping put a roof on a women's shelter."