Posts Tagged ‘Chile’

Eli’s Triumph

Eli’s Triumph Small but big steps   “I thought, how can I not believe in myself when a team of people and a group of experienced artisans believe in me? When I was in front of the artisans, telling my story, and it moved them, I could see in their faces that I was an […]

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The 2016 ASSET Program: a snapshot of our results!

“What I learned was to believe more in myself. To believe that what I am doing is valuable. To get out of my comfort zone.” – Marisol, participant of the 2016 ASSET program In November 2016, 25 women benefited from our ASSET training in Mapuche, Chile. Some came from as far as 20 hours away […]

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Volunteer Opportunities at Artistri Sud

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Happy New Year! It’s 2017. Have you made any resolutions? If you’re like most people, the new year is a time for reflection and commitment to new and improved ways of being in our lives. Along with a better diet and more time at the gym, lots of folks resolve to give back. Since experts […]

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Portrait of a Social Entrepreneur: Artistri Sud’s Jennifer Lonergan

Artistri Sud founder Jennifer Lonergan

This piece was written by our summer intern Lena Bergunde for McGill’s Social Impact Internship program, which she was a part of. The Social Economy Initiative Impact Internship is a program run by McGill, that places students with social-purpose organizations for 10 weeks over the summer. As part of the program, students were asked complete […]

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Artistri Sud assesses its impact: Empowerment

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ASSET participant Elizabeta with one of our coaches

It’s been one year since Artistri Sud delivered its ASSET (Artistri Sud Social Entrepreneurship Training) program in Chile with a group of 20 Mapuche women. As we prepare for our full impact assessment this fall, we’re launching a series of blog posts that look at how we evaluate the success of the ASSET program and share some of the […]

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