Internationally trusted Quality
We reduce poverty by promoting quality handmade Malagasy crafts, we contribute to the preservation of fauna and flora, health and biodiversity in the community.
Our mission is :
To create jobs for disadvantaged people and craftswomen, in order to secure their income and guarantee their food security, health and education for their children.
To ensure the vetiver value chain from its plantation to its marketing, after the processing according to the product quality standard.
To ensure the preservation of the environment by planting vetiver as a sustainable local crop.
More than 36 years experience in promoting handcrafts and social entrepreneurship in Madagascar and through the world.
Hundreds of families sustained by full time job during 36 years of existence.
Tahiana Creation has participated in various international Programs to promote handcrafts and social entrepreneurship. We contribute to the development of the global fair trade ecosystem through these exchanges. Transforming community by promoting and bringing sustainable impact all around the world.
Mrs Marie-Alexandrine RASOANANTENAINA, Founder & CEO of Tahiana Creation, was part of International Visitor Leadership Program 2014 of the US Department of State, Educational and Cultural Affairs.
“The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), launched by the U.S. Department of State in July 2010, assists women entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa. These small and medium business owners are transforming their societies through economic development and social advocacy in their communities. AWEP alumni have created more than 17,000 jobs and established 22 women’s business associations across Sub-Saharan Africa that are transforming societies and spurring economic growth.”
A PROGRAM OF IFM (International Folk Art Alliance) : Official Participant as Member, 2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 – 2019
“The Mission of the International Folk Art Market is to create economic opportunities for and with folk artists worldwide who celebrate and preserve folk art traditions. The International Folk Art Market envisions a world that values the dignity and humanity of the handmade, honors timeless cultural traditions, and supports the work of folk artists serving as entrepreneurs and catalysts for positive social change.”
“The Vermont International Festival is a unique, unforgettable celebration of the cultures that make up our community. At the exposition, one will find crafts from all over the world, ethnic and gourmet foods, and traditional international music, dance and stories. Local cultural and ethnic organizations provide information about their programs with exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. This annual gala offers a fun environment in which we learn and experience new things and appreciate one another.”
The Vermont International Festival”
Lauréate 2009, Micro-entrepreneur of the year, Paris France
“Organized by the PlaNet Finance group, this competition honors micro-entrepreneurs from all over the world who have been able to launch and develop their activity thanks to microcredit. Tahiana Création was rewarded because the company has been able to invest wisely to increase its production capacity, and especially for the social impact of the company in terms of jobs and social improvement. ”