Craftswomen at school

Tintsaba Literacy and Numeracy Programme, Phase II

This literacy project has its roots in the project Literacy training for Artist-Blacksmiths. Due to the positive evaluation the project shall be supported for another one and a half years. The main challenges of the project are the drop-out numbers regarding lerners and presenters equally. This challange shall be addressed in this phase by adapting the syllabus.
Sahee believes that by supporting this project an important contribution can be made to increase the women's standard of education, and subsequently their income, as well as their ability to support their family (for example by being able to help their children with homework) and hence, invests in the long term development of communities.

Project site

Piggs Peak, Nord-Hhohho (Map)


80 women and indirectly their children

Project costs and assistance by sahee

The entire project costs are CHF 66’650.–, whereas sahee takes over CHF 35’000.–.

Sahee contributes 35'000 CHF (equal to around 296'500 Swaziland Lilangeni), maintains regular contact with the project partners und makes personal visits every year.

Duration of assistance

1st of April 2012 to 31st of December 2013

Local counterpart

Tintsaba Craft Ldt

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Project overview

Craftswomen not only produce handycrafts for others...


...but learn to read and write to achieve their personal goals.


Besides interactive learning (see picture 2), dry materia is indispensible.