Makhabat Zhakeeva


She was a participant of GoSkillz training in Bishkek, December 2021, where she presented business idea with social impact (organization of leisure center for adults) aimed at preserving traditional craft knowledge and strengthening intergenerational ties. After the training she transformed her idea into promotion of her own brand (Amanat felt) in producing of felt products, organizing series of master-classes, trainings which aim to make everyone, especially young people, aware of the importance of preserving knowledge and national values/knowledge and to make it an income-generating source. She organizes meetings including both adult generation and young generation as a platform for networking and crafting. She also was invited as a speaker for GoViral festival in Bishkek for the session: “Craft that turn into cash”