Chilean WFTO Member Comparte Wins Innovation Award



L-R: Orlando Malhue (Artesano de Pomaire), Carolina Colosia (Comparte), Pilar Leyton (Comparte), Diego Vidal (Comparte), Ana María Yaconi (Comparte), Pamela Díaz (Comparte), María Paz Latorre (Comparte) y Álvaro Cruz (Comparte).  Photo: Comparte

Chilean WFTO member Comparte is the recipient of 2015 Social Innovation award for their work in rescuing traditional Chilean crafts, and empowering small artisans under Fair Trade terms. Given during a ceremony last 26 August, the award is given by Price Waterhouse Coopers, and the selection was chaired by Chile’s Ministry of Economy. Read more here.

“For us this award recognises our work and mission, and motivates us to continue working with artisans from our country,” said Pilar Leyton Swett of Comparte.

Desde WFTO enviamos nuestras felicitaciones por el reconocimiento obtenido y deseamos que los éxitos continúen. Felicidades!