Building the business capacity and entrepreneurial skills of artisan enterprises in rural communities.
March 01, 2021
Sprout Enterprise's R.I.S.E. Artisan Fund has been selected by Jen Astone of Integrated Capital Investing as one of the Transformative 25. We are honored and proud to be in such great company! Congratulations to everyone who is using integrated capital to transform business and finance to work for all.
In the words and work of RSF Social Finance, “integrated capital is the coordinated use of different forms of financial capital and non-financial resources to support strategies and enterprises working to solve complex social and environmental problems.”
December 05, 2020
A color lover´s diary through Mexico
The debut photography book by social designer Ana Paula Fuentes is designed to inspire and make you fall in love with the colorful charm, beauty and diversity of Mexico.
"It is said and true that colors speak every language; and so, to whoever finds this book, I invite you to interweave yourself into the rich and marvelous spectrum of vibrant blues, bright yellows and omnipresent Mexican pink. Colors that, among many others, distinguish the daily life of a magical land called Mexico."
– Ana Paula Fuentes
October 20, 2020
In an effort to feel less overwhelmed and to learn from others this past spring, we invited friends and colleagues to join us for a series of conversations around what changes we needed to see in the artisan sector to accomplish our goals and help to sustain our partners. Those discussions evolved into a program submission for the Social Capital Markets Virtual conference: The New Frontier of Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment: Reimagining the Artisan Sector.
September 24, 2019
Annie Waterman of AOW Handmade speaks with Keith Recker, founder of HAND/EYE magazine and author of the book, True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments which includes a chapter on Avani.
July 12, 2019
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