Good news of the season, in recycled newsprint. An earth-friendly peace dove ornament handcrafted by artisans of the Women’s Multipurpose Cooperative in Baguio City, Philippines. The women turn old newsprint into new products by wrapping the paper into coils to make spiraled building blocks. These are joined with thread and glue, and starched for durability and finish.
Highland Women’s Multipurpose Co-opHighland Women’s Multipurpose Co-op helps women artisans work together in groups, obtain government help in skills training, buy raw materials, gain access to low interest loans and obtain titles to their land.