Highlights of January 2014

Les Filles du Facteur welcomed Elise Vanweydeveldt in January, as the new Collection and Communications Manager. She will also strenghen the Women empowerment and Recycling project, both in France and Burkina Faso.

The Maison & Objet Fair has been a real success for the plastic-crocheted baskets. Numerous orders were placed, which is equal to 3 months of full-time work for the Burkinabe craftswomen.

On Saturday, February 1st, Les Filles du Facteur took part in the launching of the French entity of the European mouvment Zero Waste. They could teach the plastic bags crochetting method as well as spreading the word about the collecting spots where people can bring their discarded plastic bags.