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Exciting Announcement from Aid to Artisans!

Hello Aid to Artisans Friends and Family, Maud Obe named Director of Aid to Artisans I am excited to announce the promotion of Maud Obe from Director of Programs to Director of Aid to Artisans. Maud joined Creative Learning in October 2012 when we acquired Aid to Artisans (ATA) and has been an invaluable member of our team. Since joining Aid to Artisans in 2007, Maud has contributed greatly to the success of Aid to Artisans by developing

What is Good Governance?

Good Governance is an approach to government that is committed to creating a system founded in justice and peace that protects individual's human rights and civil liberties. According to the United Nations, Good Governance is measured by the eight factors of Participation, Rule of Law, Transparency, Responsiveness, Consensus Oriented, Equity and Inclusiveness, Effectiveness and Efficiency, and Accountability. Participation requires that all groups, particularly those most vulnerable, have direct or representative access to the systems of government. This manifests as a

Venture Peacebuilding

Venture Peacebuilding Welcome to the Venture Peacebuilding Network Venture Peacebuilding leverages the intellect, passion, and experience of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, and peacebuilders.  Together, we are growing an eco-system of people and companies focused on disrupting systems of violence, building peaceful and resilient communities, and reclaiming the $14 trillion of global GDP annually lost to conflict. The Venture Peacebuilding Initiative launched in January 2018 with the Venture Peacebuilding Symposium, which led to the VP Executive Report. Explore VP A few

Jamaican Inspiration: An Inside Story with Dana Baugh of BAUGHaus Design Studio

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. In the U.S., the handmade industry has seen an increase in consumer demand for global handmade goods and authentic brands that empower local artisans. In Jamaica, Dana Baugh has seen first-hand this growth of the handmade sector. Artisans are turning their “side-hustle” business to full-time

Meet MRP Alumni Virginia Bruce

Meet MRP 2018 Alumni Virginia Bruce of REAL Impact and Considered by REAL!   Considered by REAL has been growing substantially since the MRP. The team has successfully been to two trade shows in the last 8 months and are implementing new strategies every day to continue to grow and learn. We spoke to Virginia Bruce and Madison Pease about the organization’s growth since attending the MRP in 2018. How have things progressed for you and Considered by REAL since we last saw you at the August 2018 Market

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