Traditional Carpets Manufacturing
Entrepreneur: Oussama Gmati
Passionate about entrepreneurship and fair trade, after he graduated from HEC Liège in Belgium and learned more about export and handicraft from Cuba to India, he decided to start a new project called Aza.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION :
Aza is a community enforcement for Ouedhref’s craftswomen and commercialisation of their products in Belgium.
BUSINESS MODEL :
One of the project axes is facilitating access to market for the artisans export orientated. This should lead to an improvement in sales and revenues for the cooperative and the stakeholders that will continue and strengthen beyond the scope of this project, ensuring financial sustainability.
SOCIAL IMPACT MODEL :
The project will ensure:
- The creation of employment and the empowerment of women artisans.
- The awareness of the general public to craft and cooperative work.
- The setting in connection with other organizations of cooperative work and regional development.
- The training of craftswomen and the monitoring of their professional development.
- The promotion of the region, Berber culture in southern Tunisia. `
- The safeguarding of the ecological and cultural heritage of Ouedhref.