LLC "Ozara".As an alternative source of income - generating activity for the women, in particular rural women, for more than 10 years NABWT promoted handicraft sector. More than 500 women - artisans successfully trained in the NABWT vocational courses were united in one network. Currently more than half of them act as vocational trainers and this is also additional source of income generation for them. "Ozara" company that focuses mostly on handicraft sector, supports women and girls from vulnerable population to create value chain and receive income from the sale of the handicraft products both in the internal and external markets.
For many years NABWT jointly with its partners actively lobbies and advocates draft law of Tajikistan on handicraft to consider this sector as an entrepreneurial activity. Approval of such law would promote not only raising number of artisans and renewal of traditional crafts, but also making easy process of running business among artisans and raising employment opportunities for women in particular.