A Palestinian designer launches a crowdfunding campaign thanks to the EU

October 29, 2018
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Thanks to the support of the Union for the Mediterranean and the EU-funded SwitchMed programme, Aisha Dweikat, a Palestinian designer of upcycled goods, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to support her green business.

Originating from Nablus, Aisha Dweikat is determined to use her talent in promoting the Palestinian culture, while embedding herself in the global efforts towards sustainability and ethical production.

Set out to stand out whilst employing the Palestinian heritage for her designs, Dweikat joined a number of craft workshops. She was later nominated to design a set of games for the Jenin Refugee Camp, northern the West Bank.

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