UNHCR organises exhibition to promote refugee artisans’ work
QUETTA, 24 December, 2017: The UN Refugee Agency organised a three-day exhibition to promote the products made by the refugee artisans under the Safe from the Start Project supported by UNIQLO, a Japanese clothing company.
The exhibition was held at a local hotel in Quetta. Handmade products such as hand bags, mobile bags, cloths, cushions and table and door mats were displayed at the occasion.
The exhibition attracted a large number of people who showed keen interest in the items on display and appreciated the exhibition.
The exhibition was a good opportunity for the refugee artisans to be in direct contact with buyers. Ms. Saleema Habibullah, a refugee artisan who is the only bread winner of her family expressed her joy for getting a chance to exhibit products at such a prominent place. She was also happy to have received orders from the customers.