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From the beginning of the pandemic, we have watched artisan communities around the world face unprecedented challenges. We realized that we needed to expand opportunities for artisan entrepreneurs to survive COVID-19 disruptions—and we knew we
With a background in community development and income-generating projects, Nureen Das began her career in India working with numerous grassroots organizations on microfinance. It was through this work that Nureen became familiar with
Based in Lesotho, Mantai Mpesi gained experience working for two years as the Craft Sector Development Officer for Action Lesotho, an Irish non-profit aiming to bring humanitarian and developmental aid to Lesotho. After
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
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.