The cultural context of the craft is getting lost.The artisans & designers have no knowledge of the cultures for/with which they are generating the goods
The practicalities of language differences, geographic distances, and bureaucratic constraints have isolated the millions of artisans, from much of the design world
Lack of work opportunities in the villages cause artisan immigration, severing the artisans apart from their families & culture, putting at peril the safety of women artisans.
-From craft techniques across cultures
-With the artisans at the grassroots
-To create handmade designs