WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

The Thatch was harvested near locally by Mamre's last remaining skilled Thatch Cutter. 76 year old Oom Barri has helped training a local team in the craft of thatch cutting.

Thatch cutting & bundling process
Thatch cutting & bundling process
 	  Testing durabilty of the Thatch
Testing durabilty of the Thatch
Thatch threshing process
Thatch threshing process
 	  Local Thatch from near Mamre
Local Thatch from near Mamre
 
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