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Namibia: Oyetu Craft Project Targets Tourist Market

When a Japanese fashion designer teams up with the Oyetu Community Development Project in Namibia, great things happen to inspire those ladies living in the outreach areas to work on their creative skills. Ayumi Suzuki came in as a JAICA (Japanese International Cooperative Agency) volunteer on a six month contract, to do product development in the various regions. Using her background as a fashion designer to throw around some amazing ideas, she has been a great mentor for women in the villages, who will be able to eke a living out of producing a host of appealing items. Suzuki was out and about with Samuel Sheyanena, Oyetu co-ordinator, displaying a range of delightful colourful stuffed animal toys, which had been made by a group of outreach community women in Khorixas.

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