Maisa

Multifunctional apron with embroidered decoration
 

 17.50

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STORY

This apron captures the story of Maisa, who achieved the highest high school grades in Jordan. For a Jordanian citizen, this would award them a free scholarship for university, but because Maisa, as a resident of the Gaza refugee camp in Jerash, has no national ID number, she was not entitled to qualify. Obliged to pay very expensive international fees, she couldn’t afford to pursue her studies so she remained in the camp and gave up on her dreams. In response to Maisa’s story, this multi-functional and semi-professional apron has been designed with the fabric used for Jordanian school uniforms. It reflects on the fact that while the students in the Gaza camp focus very much on their education, their future career options are limited.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Design
Nour Nsheiwat (JO), Rebekka Fries (NL)

Production
Saber Abu Masoud(tailor), Zainab Abu Jamous, Yusra Abu Sil’a, Farha Khammash, Asma Ayesh (Gaza Camp, Jerash, JO)

Material
School uniform fabric, cotton embroidery

Year of design
2017

 

This product was produced in Gaza Refugee Camp, Jerash (JO). A workshop in collaboration with Darat al Funun, Amman Design and Disarming Design from Palestine.

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