Community Crafts Association of the Philippines, popularly known as CCAP, is a social development NGO committed to the development and empowerment of community–based Filipino artisans. CCAP provides marginalized artisans with export promotion and marketing assistance. Locally, CCAP links artisans with government or nongovernmental agencies supporting the handicraft industry.
Established in 1973, CCAP administers two programs: the Social Development and Advocacy Program (SDAP) and the Entrepreneurial Development Program (EDP). These programs have reached out to various sectors of the society such as the disabled, indigenous groups, urban poor and rural poor communities identified as “poorest of the poor” by the Philippine social welfare and development agency. Currently CCAP works with more than 600 active artisans nationwide.
CCAP is a member of the International Fair Trade Association (IFAT), the Asian Fair Trade Federation (AFTF) and the Philippine Fair Trade Forum (PFTF).
Ten Thousand Villages purchases baskets, nativities, abaca angels, ornaments, plant stands, bamboo furniture, wind chimes and birdhouses from CCAP. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from CCAP since 1985.
- Artisan Products