My name is Montaha
El-Siddik, Somaya’s little sister, I am 36 years old, I live with my husband
and 7 kids in burj al Shamali camp, I am from saasaa Haifa Palestine.
Some of my kids are working they finished school, the girls are married and
three are in school still. Having said that I barely find any spare time for
myself, I have to support my husband who had an accident few years ago and he
Tatreez has helped me
a lot with being able to stand up on my feet and supporting my products. It
also made me meet new people which I call friends. I learned sewing and
embroidery from Somaya who always not have been just a sister but also like a
second mom. She taught me each stitch how it’s done and what it means to carry
and be part of our Palestinian routs and traditions.
Tatreez opened a door to selling our products not just to our friends or people
we knew but also worldwide, and that made me stronger and made me believe in
would love to be able to open a school to teach our tradition and keep it
I would love to be able to open a school to
teach our tradition and keep it alive.