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Community Crafts Association of the Philippines (CCAP)

Community Crafts Association of the Philippines (CCAP)

Community Crafts Association of the Philippines (CCAP) is a non-profit community development organization that connects marginalized handicraft groups with international fair traders. CCAP administers programs which reach out to people with disabilities, indigenous groups, urban poor, and rural poor communities identified as being the "poorest of the poor" by the Philippine social welfare and development agency. Currently, CCAP works with 27 organized producer groups representing more than 600 active artisans nationwide. CCAP provides marketing assistance, loans, advances, bonus incentives, and helps facilitate training in business skills. They also work with their members to raise awareness of important issues such as environmental sustainability and gender equality.