TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2006 BY HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES TO INVEST IN HISTORIC AREAS AND TRADITIONAL CRAFTS, TO PROVIDE JOBS, SKILLS AND A RENEWED SENSE OF NATIONAL PRIDE.

In blending heritage buildings, education and enterprise, Turquoise Mountain has created sustainable urban regeneration that hosts the revival of artisan industries. We are doing this in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Myanmar. To find out more follow our country pages above.

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How we work

Turquoise Mountain works to protect heritage and communities at risk around the world, and to provide jobs, education, and a renewed sense of pride. We focus on historic buildings and traditional crafts, in Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Middle East. Since 2006 Turquoise Mountain has restored over 110 historic buildings, employed and trained thousands of artisans and builders, and sold over $5,000,000 worth of traditional crafts to international markets.

112 Buildings restored worldwide

5K Total number of artisans trained

$5M Craft sales worldwide

3.1K Trained in heritage building restoration

80% Of institute graduates go on to own a business

17K Patients provided primary healthcare every year

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Turquoise Mountain products are sold in many retail outlets and museum shops in North America, Europe, and the Gulf, as well as online.

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