Handicraft Shop "Kurak"

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The Foundation’s activity is directed towards resolution of employment’s problems, namely unemployed women, migrating from rural areas to cities, but at the same time these women are talented and have a great creative potential.The Foundation has organized a workshop for unemployed women, migrated from villages to produce handicraft of Kyrgyz national culture.“Kurak” is translated into English as “patchwork” and is the oldest and most popular type of handicraft. Kyrgyz women sew the required things for house, using technique of “Kurak” sewing. At present this type of handicraft became an art which develops aesthetic taste and skills, enriches internal life. Each woman, flinging oneself whole-heartedly into an undertaking presents her own vision, own layer of beauty and energy


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