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Tunisian Crafts Blossom with New Designs and Training

Inspired by the landscape, culture, and richly influenced by its age-old heritage, Tunisian crafts have had limited exposure in local Medinas and few places overseas. However, given the tremendous potential and demand for handmade craft, ATA is offering new opportunities for Tunisians crafts to expand to the US market. This March, ATA launched its maiden venture in Tunisia by organizing the largest-ever local Market Readiness Program (MRP) in Tunis, enhancing the crafts and business skills of 50 artisan entrepreneurs. ATA

2017 canvas home™ Small Grants Awardees

Aid to Artisans is proud to announce the 2017 Canvas Home™ Small Grants Program awardees. This year, the program sponsored 11 artisan groups from Albania, Israel, Kenya, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Please meet our Awardees:Busiu Youth Forum, UgandaEstablished in 2015, Busiu Youth Forum is an initiative of five young unemployed graduates who had an idea for a training center to produce their own goods and help others how to earn a living. Targeting the need to help women and youth

Building Resilience Through Comics in Pakistan

HRA is excited to announce our new project in collaboration with Creative Frontiers. The project will empower young comic book writers in Pakistan to use their skills to build resilience in their community against violent extremism. Bringing together the fields of creative design, resilience building, and countering violent extremism provides an exciting new opportunity for youth in Pakistan to build a more peaceful world. We look forward to sharing future updates on this project, which will bring together industry experts

Innovative Local Governance Practices in a Federal System

This summers Innovative Local Governance Practices in a Federal System program brought 26 individuals from the Philippines from the Mandaluyong Mayor’s Office including the mayor, department heads, and city councilors, to Washington, DC. The program was designed, developed, and offered by the American Academy of Good Governance, one of the many offerings of the Global Education Initiatives Division of Creative Learning. The one-week program was conducted from July 09 to April 18, 2017. The program

Fall 2017 Student Immersion Program

In August 2017 GEI had the pleasure of hosting thirty-one students from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in Manila, Philippines, for its Student Government Immersion Program. The participants successfully completed an international education immersion program on federalism, good governance, public administration, and foreign policy in Washington D.C. The program was designed, developed, and offered by the American Academy of Good Governance, one of the many offerings of the Global Education Initiatives Division of Creative Learning. The program was