Project Brazen partnered with Kandahar Treasure for the original embroidery featured on KABUL FALLING's cover artwork. Through the online sale of unique and traditional fine-needle embroidered scarves, Project Brazen hopes to continue this partnership and support Kandahar Treasure's mission of creating income sources for women in Afghanistan through artisan-based employment.
All of the sales proceeds from this online store go towards enabling Afghan women artisans and their families; to help them break the cycle of poverty by providing them with income and access to financial assistance.
ABOUT KANDAHAR TREASURE:
"Kandahar Treasure transforms lives by empowering Afghan women artisans in the Kandahar area to lift themselves and their families out of poverty through ethical, artisan-based employment thereby changing the way they see the world and their place in it. Kandahar Treasure is an innovative model of social entrepreneurship with a mission to create economic stability for a region ravaged with war and violence.
Through the sale of beautifuly hand embroidered pieces, Kandahar Treasure supports a holistic approach to sustainable poverty alleviation through artisan-based employment that empowers Afghan women. Women, earning fair labor wages, embroider woven pieces of art. Kandahar Treasure strives to also drive transformational change by providing financial advising to help the women manage their household budgets for the first time."
For more information, please visit kandahartreasure.com