Textiles for change: La Carpio enterprise sews with a purpose

Two years ago, the System of Art Education for Social Inclusion (SIFAIS) invited people from the shantytown of La Carpio, located on the outskirts of San José, to participate in a weekly sewing and tailoring workshop.
At the time, Marisol Quezada, a Nicaraguan woman who migrated to Costa Rica in search of a better life, was leading the workshops, held every Saturday at SIFAIS’ Cuevadeluz (Cave of Light) building. Her love of creating clothing and textile

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