The handmade woven plaiting crafts work is a home industrial business which was established by Miss Marni 20 years ago. The basic materials used for this art work is pandan leaves which she picks up herself in the nearby plantation not far from her village. Miss Marni produces about 5 woven bags per day which she sells for Rp 5000 but fortunately with the development of the tourism industry in Belitung Island she is now receiving routine orders form the local souvenir shop. Now she is able to afford her everyday house needs and send her children to school.
Source: Amazing Bangka Belitung