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Surif Women's Cooperative

Women artisans of Surif Women’s Cooperative use traditional embroidery and cross-stitch methods to produce textile crafts that reflect their heritage. Ten Thousand Villages works to market their handicrafts and supply a fair wage, providing important income opportunities for women with very few alternatives.

Surif Women’s Cooperative was established as the Palestinian Needlework Program in 1950 by a group of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) volunteers. The program was started to give Palestinian refugee women an opportunity to supplement family income at home and enhance their self-reliance through employment. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Surif Women's Cooperative since 1952.

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