THROUGH THESE FAIR, THE WOMEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE CASH INCOME TO RESPOND FAMILY DEMANDED
A review from Easter and Christmas Fair 2014.
To improve sustainable women economic, Alola Foundation provides market place to destination products that produce by women, link producer group to the market through Alola Easter, Christmas Fair every year in Dili and as well as involve them in the government fair and link them to Alola Esperanca production center and shop. Alola's Fair as market place for artisan women to promote and showcase local products to customer and direct interact between artisan and buyer.
Easter and Christmas Fair were benefit to 1,080 handicraft and micro credit producer groups from 13 districts. producer group members from nine districts across the country and almost thousand visitors were visit the booths.
This manner is ways to promote local products to the public in order attracts customers to visit their booths and get products. Through these fair, the women expected to increase cash income to respond family demanded includes food, health, education fees, and cloths.
The total income gained by the producer groups during the Alola fair in 2014 was USD$ 29,900. This project is supported by AFAP, MILK, SEPI and Mana Jill
Photo : Easter Fair, palmleaves bag, one product that produce by Timorense women.