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Manos Vivas Manos Vivas: Better Lives through Handcraft for Artisans in the Yucatan Peninsula and the Highland of Chiapas Mexico

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 Peninsula, Mexico, by providing specialized technical assistance to improve the quality of their products and diversify their access to fair markets. Manos Vivas sees the cultural heritage, skills, and community as assets to improve the lives of artisans and their families. Manos Vivas addresses artisans’

Magno Caterino from Finatur Design wins Global Goodness Award at Las Vegas Market

At this week's 2019 Las Vegas Market Winter Show, Creative Learning exhibitor and Finatur Design Founder and Director Magno Caterino received the Global Goodness Award. The Las Vegas Market Global Goodness Awards recognize furniture, home decor, and gift companies who incorporate sustainable practices and social responsibility into their product manufacturing. These companies are honored for the positive impact made on people and communities across the globe. According to Esther Ossei-Anto, Senior Marketing Manager for the International Market Centers, "Las Vegas Market

Comics for Peace Fellows Gather for Last Session

From January 18 - 21, 2019, Comics for Peace Fellows gathered at the Creative Frontiers' Lahore Office for their final session in the Comics for Peace program. Over these four days, the Fellows took an in-depth look into how their concepts and scripts were transformed into ready-to-print comic books and what they should understand during the next steps in marketing, disseminating, and measuring the impact of their content. During these four days, the Fellows were exposed to many aspects of

Join the Summer 2019 Internship Team!

Creative Learning – International Programs Interns Creative Learning, Inc. (CL) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. Since its inception in 1977, Creative Learning has assisted communities, non-governmental organizations, and educational institutions at home and abroad to foster change that has a lasting social impact. The Creative Learning team consists of four divisions that work to further these goals by targeting different communities: International Peace & Security Institute: Empowering Peacemakers – The IPSI division is founded on the core belief

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

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