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The National Handicraft & Cottage Industry Development Board

The Craft-House, also known as ‘The National Handicraft & Cottage Industry Development Board’ came into being by an Act in Parliament dated 26th February, 1982 cited as the National Handicraft & Cottage Industries Development Board Act 1982.

The Designated authority to manage the affairs of the Craft-House was vested in a Board of Directors and a Manager, appointed by the Minister with responsibility for the Craft-House.

The Main Objectives are:

  • To plan the operation of craft development in the state
  • To conduct training for craftsmen etc
  • To promote product development, research and improve techniques
  • To establish quality control and minimum standards.

In general, the basic aims and objectives of the Craft-House is to provide a continuous program of training in craft production, thereby creating a Cadre of professional, skilled craft entrepreneurs.

Physical Address

C.A.P. Southwell Industrial Park.
P.O. Box 183, Bay Rd
St. Kitts

Work Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am – 4pm
(PUBLIC): 8:30am – 3:30pm
Weekend: Closed

Email Address

Phone Numbers

(OFFICE): 1-869-465-7754
(MOBILE): 1-869-661-7754
(GM): 1-869-465-2417