AmdoCraft
 History
AmdoCraft
                        Work area
Cultural Tibet border
AmdoCraft is
located in the
Amdo Tibetan area
of China’s NW
province of
Qinghai.
Currently, AmdoCraft
operates in 5
different locations
throughout Eastern
Qinghai and Southern
Gansu. Each of these
5 loca...
AmdoCraft enables poor Tibetan families to earn
small sums of money through making woolen products
like bags, scarves and ...
This is 1 of the many
participants.
Through this project
she earns some money
to meet basic needs
like clothing, school
bo...
The project started in 2001 as a result of a needs
     analysis of a Tibetan nomad community
The nomads told us what their needs were: water, a good
            road, electricity, money and a school.
  They claimed ...
Training the participants is essential for
             quality control




                                     Cleaning ...
Traditional long
loom weaving




and new weaving
techniques.
Knitting
is a newly introduced
        skill
Felting is the hardest
skill to master
Some of the participants
A selection of
 our products
Collecting Products in the Villages
It is not always easy to get to our
participants for training or purchasing
               products
Contact & Order Info
  Qinghai, China
www.amdocraft.com
   admin@amdocraft.com

     © AmdoCraft Co. Ltd.
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AmdoCraft overview

  1. 1. AmdoCraft History
  2. 2. AmdoCraft Work area Cultural Tibet border
  3. 3. AmdoCraft is located in the Amdo Tibetan area of China’s NW province of Qinghai.
  4. 4. Currently, AmdoCraft operates in 5 different locations throughout Eastern Qinghai and Southern Gansu. Each of these 5 locations have about 8-15 Tibetan Handicraft producers. AmdoCraft Production Locations AmdoCafes
  5. 5. AmdoCraft enables poor Tibetan families to earn small sums of money through making woolen products like bags, scarves and decorations. These goods are then sold through outlets in Qinghai, other cities in China and abroad. Our AmdoCraft main office is in Xining (capital of Qinghai Province).
  6. 6. This is 1 of the many participants. Through this project she earns some money to meet basic needs like clothing, school books and medicine.
  7. 7. The project started in 2001 as a result of a needs analysis of a Tibetan nomad community
  8. 8. The nomads told us what their needs were: water, a good road, electricity, money and a school. They claimed that they had no resources but then realized that they owned animals. They had meat and wool. p till then they sold their wool for next to nothing to Hui businessmen. They could see the benefit of adding value to their wool by making souvenirs.This is how the project started.
  9. 9. Training the participants is essential for quality control Cleaning the wool and spinning
  10. 10. Traditional long loom weaving and new weaving techniques.
  11. 11. Knitting is a newly introduced skill
  12. 12. Felting is the hardest skill to master
  13. 13. Some of the participants
  14. 14. A selection of our products
  15. 15. Collecting Products in the Villages
  16. 16. It is not always easy to get to our participants for training or purchasing products
  17. 17. Contact & Order Info Qinghai, China www.amdocraft.com admin@amdocraft.com © AmdoCraft Co. Ltd.

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