Product Design Training for Paper Mache Artisans

by Aid to Artisans

Summary

An international design consultant will conduct a product design seminar for paper mache artisans in Jacmel to help them develop marketable products appealing to local and international buyers.
$50
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
11
years active

Challenge

ATA puts local artisans into business with buyers like Pier One, fitting into USAID's mission to help people by creating jobs. ATA's office in Jacmel, a center of Haiti's art scene, was shut down due to lack of funds. With ATA's guidance, a new program is being started by a local artisans association in Jacmel to maintain activities. A design seminar to produce new products based on current trends, which is crucial for the market, will allow them to sell products to support their families.

Solution

An international design consultant will spend 80 hours training 25 paper mache artisans in product design and developing new saleable products.

Long-Term Impact

$5,000 in near-term local/export sales are expected in the first year, with continuing subsequent sales. Product development will produce 30+ products for 25 artisans and yield 500 days of work, which will also benefit as many as 150 family members.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.ata-haiti.org
Aid to Artisans
Latin America and the Caribbean

Organization Information

Aid to Artisans

Funded Project!

Thanks to 2 donors like you, a total of $50 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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