Experience art quilts by the women of Haiti, their stories, and learn more about the historical and cultural setting in which they mastered their craft.
PeaceQuilts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development organization relieving poverty in Haiti by establishing and supporting independent, member-owned women’s sewing cooperatives. Currently, they work with nearly 100 women in 6 cooperatives in Lilavois, Port-au-Prince, Damassin, Saut d’Eau and Cité Soleil. PeaceQuilts provides equipment, training, supplies, marketing assistance and educational opportunities.
The "Peace Quilts of Haiti" is on view at aSHEville Museum.