Daily Times,Â Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: SACHET Pakistan on Monday arranged an exhibition at its â€˜Shop For a Causeâ€™ featuring handmade Eid cards, mud toys, and traditional dresses for women and children.
Eid and greeting cards, khussa (shoes), key chains, paper bags, shawls, salt lamps, vases, bracelets, handbags, doorbells, jewellery, wallets, gold cases, wall hangers, pencil cases, penholder, small cushions, traditional caps, glass covers, cosmetic kit bags, carpet shoes, khaddar dresses and kurtas, mud boxes, ear-rings, T-shirts, mobile covers, pouches, and candle holders were put on display.
These items were made by skilled women at SACHET Crafts Centres in rural areas. Another unique feature was traditional but fading art of embroidery work made in earthquake-affected areas, NWFP, Hunza, Chitral, Sindh, rural areas of Punjab and Balochistan.
Zartash Moomi, the SACHET executive officer, said the SACHET gallery was well equipped having an exhibition hall. The work of renowned artists was also exhibited here, she said.
â€œAnother uniqueness of the gallery is that it periodically showcases the struggle of citizens for gender equality through diverse media and artistic expressions. SACHET offers a platform to both public and private sectors to display healthy communication material,â€ she said.