fahari yetu helps to make the artisan business in the Region more sustainable. There are many different artisan groups around Iringa. Selected ones are coordinated in a coaching and mentoring programme, including training skills training, physical support to work space facilities and equipment, networking with other stakeholders like NGOs, customers, tour companies and other artisan groups, and joint market creation and marketing.
Local communities around cultural sites, conservation centres, and the Region at large are sensitized for the importance and potential of culture and heritage and actively involved in the identification of cultural heritage resources in their environment. In order to capacitate people to utilize such resources for improving their livelihoods, result-oriented training programmes in the areas of cultural heritage and natural resource management, cultural and tourism business skills and entrepreneurship, tour guiding skills, hospitality and customer services.