Objectives: To empower, integrate and create a sense of community and financial avenues for refugee and migrant women in NZ.
Through empathy and by reclaiming textile crafts from migrant’s cultural backgrounds, repurposing textile waste from the local fashion industry and exploring sustainable craft processes we tackle: Isolation, lack of self esteem, lack of self worth and loneliness and we create:
- A sense of cultural pride
- A feeling of inclusion and respect
- A drive for integration and participation within NZ society
- An avenue for expression, wellbeing and financial opportunities