Tipology:Culture & Heritage
Women & Art
Retreat: Banyan Tree Lijiang
China > Lijiang

Banyan Tree Gallery Lijiang supports the Threads of Yunnan project, which aims to raise the standard of living of countryside women and preserve traditional handicrafts in Yunnan. The women earn additional income through the sale of handicrafts, thus giving them financial power to invest in their family’s future. Training is also provided in literacy, nutrition and money management in order to equip the women with necessary tools to prosper.