Resurrecting and Empowering the Artisans of Afghanistan

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Resurrecting and Empowering the Artisans of Afghanistan – A Conversation with Zarif founders, Gabriella Wright from @TheChopraFoundation and Deepak Chopra.

Zarif Design was founded in 2005 as an economic and cultural entity of hope and peace.

ZD empowers Afghan weavers, embroiderers and tailors towards economic sustainability through their use of traditional skills and materials. Zarif’s workshops create a safe environment where women and men work. The group of dedicated artisans have used their talents to promote the beauty and positive image of a country usually depicted for its violence and misery. Thus, dignity, confidence and cultural identity thrive.

Zarif persisted through 16 years of conflicts and instability. As a social enterprise, it has never missed a month of payment for its team. Social and cultural goals were met by organizing events and sales, both locally and internationally, with the generous support of volunteers.

It’s time for us to connect with each other, locally and globally. We hope you can join us and support Zarif, a company that combines both art and culture in their clothing, a design studio that has consistently produced a positive message out of a troubled part of the world.

Your support to Zarif Design enables us to shape a positive future together and keep our talented team out of poverty. Allow these hardworking women and men a chance to keep honing their craft and furthering their message of hope and health in these difficult times.

Please visit the Go Fund Me to learn more – https://www.gofundme.com/f/cf-afghan-artisan

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11 Comments

  1. *I am சத் of all Existence of The Metaverse Executions.* ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨🌟

  2. Fantastic!! Wonderful!!
    I Love Your Beautiful Jacket
    Thank You Deepak for All You Do!!

  3. The emergency is let this system die. Stay home work as teams. The money won’t work. Team.

  4. Inspiring. Here too in Africa our artists and artisans and raw materials are not recognised or rewarded.

  5. I was wondering who makes your beautiful garments Deepak. I want to support these beautiful women and their craft. Where do I find the “go fund me” page for this mission?

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