Etsy Is Helping Support and Empower 25+ Afghan Refugees, and Their Handmade Creations Are All Stunning
(Photo by Chona Kasigner)
Refugee Artisan Initiative was featured in Apartment Therapy's Style & Shopping Section in June 2022.
RAI Artisan Mahbooba's shop (Mahtab Moon) was highlighted with link to shops by RAI Artisans Farida, Baseerah, Razma, Nooriah, Maryam, Nafisa, and Diba.
By: Blair Donovan
June 16, 2022
"...More than 25 Afghan refugees that Etsy aims to help support as part of their ongoing Uplift Makers Program, which creates economic opportunities for artisan communities. Ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20, the brand is partnering with nonprofit organization Nest to establish a new program called the “Afghan Refugees Collective.” That means that, as of today, 20+ Afghan refugee-owned shops (with more to come!) will debut on the Etsy site, featuring everything from one-of-a-kind handmade pillows to wall decor."