Crearte promotes and sells Guatemalan handicrafts. The production of handicrafts constitutes an important source for the generation of employment and income, especially in rural aeras.
It involves many producers who are indigenous people, especially women, who elaborate products combining traditional techniques with contemporary elements. With the sales of craft products,
Crearte directly contributes to the generation of employment and income for small craft producers. Crearte supports 500 producers who are organised in cooperatives, social associations, solidarity groups and family workshops.