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Musanze women potters eye international market

Published on September 27, 2016

Dealing in pottery business has for long been associated with low income and hand-to-mouth kind of life. For Marie Mukandorera, this kind of life had become sort of the norm. However, the situation changed with the formation of pottery co-operatives.

The resident of Musanze District is one of the hundreds of women that subscribe to one of the 12 pottery co-operatives in the district. Mukandorera is the most experienced artisan among the women involved in moulding clay and other raw materials to create unique earthenware products, and started the trade at a tender age.  Read more. Source | New Times