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Weaving the Beautiful Legends of Seediq Tribe-Bear Love Weave Home
Based on promoting the traditional Seediq handcrafts, keeping the Tribe culture, and discovering talents, Bear Love Weave Home passes and promotes indigenous weaving techniques. At the same time, it creates new weaving patterns by adding the stories of the tribesman into each product for connecting the Tribe.
Secret of Taiwan Toy Library Association to Be "The Only One in The World"
More than 50 countries have established toy libraries around the world, using toys as teaching aids to accompany groups in need. However, Taiwan Toy Library Association is the only one that classifies toys systematically, establishes a national network, and even makes a brand to attract international enterprises which automatically ally. The unique method was followed by other international toy libraries and "Only Taiwan can make it."
Houtong Miner's Culture and History Association Lights up Taiwan's Black Gold Years
In the process of Taiwan's economic development, there were groups of heroes who were hard-working silently in the dark mining caves. Houtong was the first coal mining area in Taiwan. However, with the massive replacement of coal with petroleum fuels and a series of mining accidents, Taiwan's mining industry gradually declined and ended. The establishment of Houtong Miner's Culture and History Association is to keep the Black Gold Years and escape them faded into the waves of history.
Chashan Tribe Turns the Tribe People into Shareholders and Takes Back the Control of the Industry
From the 921 Earthquake, Typhoon Morakot to the COVID-19 epidemic. Almost suffering massive disasters every decade, Chashan Tribe Industrial Community Cooperative (Past: Chashan Community Development Association) didn't be destroyed but transformed again and again to find new opportunities. The Tribe relied on the Tourist Industry of its natural environment and then developed into an Agri-industry upgraded in grains production and marketing. Last year (2021), the Tribe improved to a Cooperative organized by smallholders, proving that "Life finds a way."
Do Not Give Up Any Opportunity for a New Life-Taiwan Indigenous Education Economic Development Association
Young, enthusiastic, and successful in her first startup, Ms. Ma Yan-ping, a Taroko from Hualian embraces the ideal of "To help the indigenous parents find jobs so that their children can study without worries" in her second startup: The Indigenous Industry. In the past 12 years, she and the Association have gone through several adversities and transformations to find ways to survive on their own.
The Second Generation Fishermen Work Together to Revive the "Home of Grouper"-Kaohsiung Xingang Community Development Association
Yongan District of Kaohsiung City is one of the most important villages for grouper fishery in Taiwan. In 2016, an overwhelming cold snap almost destroyed the 3 years of hard work of the local fishermen. At that time, many second-generation fishermen who had been working outside of the village returned to rebuild the village, and then around 10 stayed behind. The crisis in the fishing village created another wave of industry revival in the community.