Posts by Jesse Grainger
Community + Entrepreneurship: How community can strengthen the impact movement – Watch the replay of the Google Hangout
Meet three of today’s daring impact entrepreneurs in a Google Hangout broadcasting live here at Nextbillion.net from 1-2 p.m. today (Jan. 30). This Hangout, entitled “Community + Entrepreneurship,” will explore a variety of themes around the importance of community to impact entrepreneurs across Latin America.
Business incubator Communities of the Earth targets women in rural villages throughout Guatemala by teaching them how to make bracelets and necklaces. Women who receive the training work together in small groups (called “Wakami Value Chains”) to craft products for Kiej de los Bosques – a Guatemala City-based business that produces an assortment of handicraft products for both national and international consumption.