Swakopmund – Michelle // Inixas, recently appointed National Arts and Crafts Coordinator for the Community Skills and Development Foundation in Namibia, Cosdef, is confident that unemployment, especially among young people, will be reduced in substantial numbers through short craft classes.

Then at a later date and once the craft center is operational, through longer craft and art classes. “We only aim for pure Namibian crafts and our target market is indeed unemployed youth and other marginalized groups …” // Inixas says that no entry qualification is needed for those interested, and the Art & Craft center has a production of leather (sandals, bags, key rings, belts and wallets).

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