How a former Computer Engineer went back to her families artisanal roots and began empowering artisans of Peru to sell directly to the market. For the seven years that she worked as
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How a former Business Attorney became the only business owner to build a market between artisans in Tajikistan and the U.S. Rikki with Zhanyl Sharshembieva of Seven Sisters at the Sante
With a growing demand for handmade products, 2017 Market Readiness Program™ alumni Dana Baugh, of BAUGHaus Design Studio, reflects on her company’s growth over the past two years, and the importance of authenticity.
We interviewed inspirational MRP alumni and Creative Director of 12 Small Things, Laurie Kanes, to find out a little bit about her business and how the Aid to Artisans Market Readiness Program helped her get
Summary Funded by USAID through Creative Associates International, the “Sichuan Market Development” (SMD) project is working to improve sustainable livelihoods of ethnic Tibetans in China’s Sichuan province, providing these communities with the skills and knowledge to
Manos Vivas: Better Lives through Handcraft for Artisans in the Yucatan Peninsula and the Highland of Chiapas MexicoRachel Landale2019-03-19T18:05:49+00:00
September 2018-2021 Summary Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), Aid to Artisans is implementing the Manos Vivas project to improve income generation of artisan women in the Highlands of Chiapas and the Yucatan
In a Kingdom far, far away… ATA sends international designers to Lesotho and new styles make their way back to Paris and Las VegasRachel Landale2019-03-19T18:24:37+00:00
Aid to Artisans was front and center as the Kingdom of Lesotho launched Fashion Week in November. An independent mountain kingdom in Southern Africa, Lesotho Fashion Week (LSFW) founder, Mahali Granier, calls LSFW “[an]
Coaching and Assistance for Sustainable Entrepreneurship (CASE), an artisan development project in Chiapas, Mexico (2016-18) led by CL-ATA and funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, was completed on April 30, 2018. It assisted 350
This spring, Aid to Artisans continued its Artisans Women Initiative in Djibouti by conducting 2 product development workshops in Ali Sabieh and Tadjourah. This initiative is the second phase of our Job Promotion for Youth