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
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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.
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]