Water Hyacinth get Vietnamese villagers a better life

  Water hyacinth plants collecting business and handcraft services in the Mekong Delta region helping thousands of villagers increase overcome.

  From a tree with the status of “drifting, floating clouds”, in the past few years, people all over the Mekong Delta region have been doing water hyacinth plants collecting business, including Kien Giang Province to produce into goods with export value, helping thousands of workers overcome poverty. At present, on average, daily workers or water hyacinth workers have an income of 120,000 – 200,000 VND.

Farmers take a boat to cut the Water Hyacinth

Farmers take a boat to cut the Water Hyacinth

Drying the Water Hyacinth then selling

Drying the Water Hyacinth then selling

Workers are weaving the storage baskets

Workers are weaving the storage baskets

Some work shops or factories will buy these dried Water Hyacinth and weave them in to products that the customers designed like Water Hyacinth baskets, handbags and clay to sell to the buyers both from oversea and Vietnam. 

 

 

 

Write by TH Handmade.com