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|Producers Information |
|Huay Leng GroupHuay Leng Village, Wiang Kae District, Chiang Rai Province |
|Name of Producer Group:||Huay Leng|
|Number of Producers:||30, All women|
|Name of Village:||Ban Huay Leng|
|Location Address:||Mu. 2, T. Thakham, A. Wiang Kaen, Chiangrai 57310.|
Ban Huay Leng Village
Ban Huay Leng is situated in a valley in Wiang Kaen district of Chiang Rai province about 350 kilometers northeast of Chiang Mai. It is a resettled village of Hmong tribe, who formerly lived in isolated villages on the mountains along the Thai-Laos border. The resettlement village composed of 180 houses with a total population of 600 people. The adults who can speak and understand Thai are less than 60% but children and young people can read and write as they can go to the local government schools for formal education.
Sources of village income represent 60% from agriculture, 35% from sales of crafts and 5 % from other sources. Almost all women are involving making craft items, both traditional and modified designs of embroideries and reversed appliqu?.
Thai Tribal Crafts started to work with Huay Leng Hmong artisans group in 2000. Under the guidance of Thai Tribal Crafts the Hmong artisans in this village are capable of making crafts of expoet quality. The family income from sales of crafts items to Thai Tribal Crafts is estimated around 25% of total income..
Huay Leng Producers Group at work
One of Producers at work
Some Products from Huay Leng Group
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