The association is a local, not-for-profit, frair trade organization providing design, market, managment and technical services to low-income, primarily femal craft producers. They have approximately 1,000 workers – full and part time, in house and outside. The association has been successful in balancing its business prioritites and its social obligations since its establishement in 1984. Today, they are proud to define themselves as a socially oriented, commercially viable enterprise.
The expert was asked to resolve a technical problem, to increase efficieny and to further develop the production of large scale felt products such as blankets and scarfs.
During three weeks, 14 master samples for creating felt blankets and further products have been made as well as some felt technical problems solved providing detailed documentation: every master sample can be reproduced as exactly as possible.