Cooperatives

Putri Tunggal

Putri Tunggal
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In 1985, the weavers of Loo Neke, West Timor, founded Putri Tunggal–’’women working as one’’–and received a contract to clothe local government employees. ’’We received little money for this weaving,’’ says current group leader Rosalia Bubu, ’’but it was our only income.’’ Today, Putri Tunggal has sold enough textiles to Threads of Life to finance the construction of a new workshop out of its group funds.