Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geopark strives to discover and nurture talented students so that they can reach their full potentials.Published on 8/11/20, 6:31 AM
Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geopark strives to discover and nurture talented students so that they can reach their full potentials.
In support of active groups of students and their small industries, Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geopark has held numerous educational courses and workshops in order to enhance the quality of their products and create a market place for them in domestic as well as international exhibitions.
Five active student groups that are recognized as geopark partners are as follows:
Students from Dulab, Guri, Deyrestan and Borkeh Khalaf villages
Producing ‘Namakdan Candles’, one of the innovations of Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geopark as a geoproduct, created to exihibit the beauties of Namakdan Cave Geosite, contributing to conserving the national and international heritage and preventing its degradation
Namakdan Candles were well-received internationally.
Andisheh Khalij-e-Fars Community Mental Health Partners
An empowerment and entrepreneurship project initialized by adolescent girls with the intention of creating job opportunities through selling their handicrafts
Andisheh Khalij-e-Fars Institute, Qeshm City
A workshop Established in 2015 with the participation of 10 students from Salakh village and the leadership of Mr. Morshed Salakh Nejad
Introducing and safeguarding the island’s customs, traditions and rituals through the production of local traditional dolls known as ‘Dokhtolouk’
Dolls Museum, Salakh village
Since 2005, girls from Borkeh khalaf village have been producing Dokhtolouk dolls with their mothers in the women’s cooperative established in the village
Visitor Center in Stars Valley Geosite
Handicraft shops in Borkeh Khalaf village
Fatemeh Zahra Salakh
A group of students from Salakh village creating innovative artworks out of textile waste and disposables and selling their products
Art Garden, Salakh village
Fatemeh Bala Koohi
Member of KASHEF, Guri village