Crafts For Change

Co-Creation Challenges



Name of team Crafts For Change
Our Partner Yemeni Center for Handicrafts, Yemen Women's Association,

Country or countries of your activity


Themes of Activity

Culture and arts (art)

Arts and Crafts

Our Co-Creation Challenge

The initiative aims to empower rural women in Yemen by providing them with training and resources for advanced handicraft production.Through this activity, we aim to address The social issues involved the significant challenges facing rural women in Yemen, such as early marriage, violence against women, and limited access to education, job opportunities, and economic resources. Our initiative will provide women with skills and training in the arts and handicrafts sector, enabling them to create high-quality handicraft products that can compete in local and global markets creating employment opportunities and enhancing the women's income-generating potential. By leveraging market access, we enable them to sell their handcrafted products locally and globally. By working with local communities, we will identify the most pressing social issues and create handicraft products that address these issues, such as products made from recycled materials or products that promote environmental conservation. In addition Enhancing the culture of intellectual property and creating trademarks For the Crafts Products.
We will work through this initiative promotes gender equality, improve living conditions, and enhances the overall socio-economic well-being of women and their communities.
Relationship with the theme of the Osaka-Kansai Expo: This initiative is directly related to the theme of Expo 2025 How?
1. Designing Future Society: The initiative aims to help rural women create sustainable livelihoods through the development of traditional handicrafts. By providing training, resources, and support, the initiative helps rural women design their own future, one that is economically self-sufficient and socially empowered.
2. Our Lives: The initiative focuses on improving the lives of rural women and their families by providing them with the tools they need to create a better future for themselves. By promoting economic self-sufficiency and the preservation of traditional art and culture, the initiative helps improve the overall quality of life for rural communities.
3. Designing Future Society Our Lives: The initiative not only helps design a better future society for rural women but also for society at large. By promoting sustainable livelihoods, economic growth and cultural preservation, the initiative helps create a more equitable and sustainable society that benefits all.

Development of initiatives

Methods and Areas for Future Development Expansion: through partnership with creative partners and international and local organizations (governmental and non-governmental) to increase our reach and influence. Full use of modern technology in the training and development of handicrafts in Yemen. Create a comprehensive website for crafts. And the woman.As part of our commitment to innovation, we have developed a New creative solution to overcome the challenge of limited access to training opportunities for rural women. We will introduce a mobile training unit that can travel to remote areas and provide women with the necessary training and resources to develop advanced and modern handicrafts. The mobile (a truck ) unit will be fully equipped with all the tools and equipment needed for training, including internet connectivity and a sustainable solar power source. By designing a mobile unit that can provide training in All remote areas,
People who wish to work with With everyone who appreciates artisanal art Especially with the female, in order for her to acquire skills that can contribute to building society with the man, and we have begun to apply that

Our SDGs

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