a glimpse into the life of…
mrs. HUONG, HANDCRAFTER
Mrs. Huong is one of about 300 craftswomen who weave baskets and bags for Handed By. She lives on a farm in northern Vietnam. During the day, Mrs. Huong works in the rice fields, and in the evenings, she weaves baskets and bags.
Mrs. Huong has a son and daughter. Since the death of her husband, she has been caring for her children virtually on her own. The extra income she earns by weaving baskets and bags she spends on her children. At the moment, she enjoys her work and family, and she likes weaving with other women in the village.