ARAGUAIA RETIREIRAS AND THE TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF EMBROIDERY: weaving socio-productive protagonism
ARAGUAIA RETIREIRAS AND THE TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF EMBROIDERY: weaving socio-productive protagonism
The project aims to value and enhance the traditional knowledge of the women's group Retireiras do Araguaia through cutting/sewing and embroidery, strengthening the organization through female entrepreneurship with a focus on improving embroidery techniques, dissemination and sales of their arts, valuing the resistance process and the financial autonomy of the women's group.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Centro de Direitos Humanos Dom Pedro Casaldáliga
Country:
Brazil
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 23,119.39
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 680.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 250.27
Project Number:
BRA/SGP/OP7/Y1/ICCA/GSI/COVID/2021/10
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Although the roles of women and men in the community are balanced, the project is mainly focus on the female public, as they were feeling the need to also contribute with the house income. The income provide by the embroidery activitie will benefit men and women.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
As is a project to improve and professionalize the techniques of the traditional embroidery knowledge of the Retireiras do Araguaia, the embroidery will be the main socio-economic livehoods activities.
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 70
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 30
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 70

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Carolina L. Gomes
Phone:
55-61-3327-8085
Fax:
55-61-3327-8085
Email:

Address

SHCGN CLR Quadra 709 Bloco E Loja 38
Brasília, Distrito Federal, 70.750-515

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