Month: January 2016

A turbulent year for Nepal

Earthquakes, political disorder and scarcity of resources – it is indeed in times like these that it is important to stick to a program like WAWCAS – A program that strengthens locally and can take action, even if there is great deal of upheaval in the country. by Nina Schriver, International Program Director, WAWCAS International …

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Experience from the fashion industry makes a difference in WAWCAS women handicraft

With my 13 years of experience as self-employed in the fashion industry, I have a strong desire to use my knowledge of production techniques and design to contribute to the development of poor women and their children. By Lis Beck, co-founder/partner of Becksondergaard and co-developer of WAWCAS handicraft. In January 2015, I was put in …

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