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I am

a founder

an artisan

a crafts woman

I am

Catarina Poiares​​

My professional experience


  • Sole Crafts Woman and Owner of A Oficina dos Presentes (since 2001)

  • Professional School Profitecla (Tourism Course)

  • The Institue of Arts and Crafts of the Ricardo Espirito Santo Foundation

My story


  • I was born with physical disability (with 3 congenital malformations),

  • I currently have 15 different health problems,

  • Several hospitalizations throughtout my life and i take regular medication,

  • I have reduced mobility

  • I have a permanent and global disability of 93%

My philosophy

  • From my hands to your hands: 100% personalized, 99.9% handmade products

  • Highest quality material

  • Client first

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