Corona vs. Handicrafts

Sihem Hannoudi is an artisan from El Kef who makes wicker baskets and bridal accessories. She talks about how professionals in the handicrafts sector have struggled to break the deadlock of the pandemic and see the light at the end of the tunnel.
02 July 2022
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Sihem Hannoudi est une artisane Kéfoise qui fabrique des couffins en osier et des accessoires pour les mariées. Elle raconte les chemins sinueux que les professionnel.les du secteur de l’artisanat ont dû parcourir pour sortir de l’impasse de la pandémie et voir le bout du tunnel.

سهام هنودي حرفية من الكاف تصنع قفافا من السمار وأكسسوارات للمقبلات على الزواج. تروي لنا كيف عانى حرفيو وحرفيات الصناعات التقليدية الأمرّين للخروج من أزمة الجائحة وبلوغ آخر النفق.

Created by
Amin Ahmed
Editing; Mixing and Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Tayma Ben Ahmed
Editorial Support
Rym Amami

  Trained at the center of Kef, Sihem Hannoudi worked at home for eight years before opening her handicraft store.

She tells us about the difficulties to impose herself, to have a project without subsidized support during the pandemic and to survive with a very low capital in dignity and perseverance.  

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