POLINA JIYA, Amavambe Craft Primary Co-op

Eastern Cape Craft

Polina Jiya’s interest in craft was creating traditional beaded accessories, she then ventured into sewing which she pursued as a business. Jiya felt to have found her true calling. She is inspired in teaching youth skills and living a legacy on traditional craft creation. She has sold works in festivals including Macufe, Rand Easter Show and the National Arts Festival in Makanda.