Empowering the Penan community

Handmade bags: HHP supports Penan weavers by buying and reselling their craft to a wider market.

KUCHING: Since its inception in 2007, Helping Hands Penan (HHP) has been working to empower Penan women and children through weaving and education support.

The non-governmental organisation decided to focus on the Penan as the community was the most in need of help among the ethnic groups in Sarawak.

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