Sant Kumar is retired from the Natures Way Cooperative these days. Well, as retired as a persistent, energetic fellow like Kumar can be. These days, amongst other things, he’s growing seedlings. The service cooperative he shaped from its beginning has a need for consistent supply of papaya, mango, eggplant and breadfruit. The cooperative’s job is […]
Natures Way Cooperative was formed in 1995 to undertake mandatory quarantine treatment on behalf of Fiji’s fruit export industry. The vast majority of Natures Way members are small farmers who without the services provided by the cooperative would not have access to export markets.
Founded in 2007, LAMA is a consulting agency working in the field of local and international development. LAMA focused its work on supporting development organizations, local authorities, enterprises, trusts and other institutions with a range of specially designed and professional services. LAMA delivers services in three main areas: Consultancy; Training and Communication; Action Research and […]
Southeastern Rwanda’s Mayange is one of the poorest regions in one of the poorest countries in the world. It’s an area that bears the scars of the country’s 1994 genocide, and once densely forested, now faces the present day aftermath of soil erosion and drought exacerbated by decades of logging for charcoal production. Most of […]
A womens co-operative in Southeastern Rwanda that rears pigs and sells piglets to local and neighboring markets.
On a wall of the Spanish colonial-style villa which houses the Artes Gráfica Chilavert is a patch of unfinished brick surrounded by a picture frame. This patch of brick, along with the old safe which now sits open and empty, are reminders to the fourteen members of the small printing cooperative of a fight to […]
Artes Gráficas Chilavert is a small print shop emblematic within Argentinas phenomenon of worker-recuperated enterprises, or ERTs, because of its highly conflictive beginning as a coop and the subsequent militancy and social justice activism some of its workers have been involved with. Located in the economically challenged Buenos Aires barrio of Nueva Pompeya, Chilavert became […]
The Andria Cooperative, active in the housing sector, was founded in Correggio (Reggio Emilia-Italy) in 1975. The 1990’s brought a development in the Cooperative’s approach: from purely building homes, it matured into becoming a reference point for people wanting to intervene in the territory to improve their quality of life. Therefore, by strengthening its relations […]
What makes the Sketchbook Project so special? Art House Co-op’s Eli Dvorkin shows and tells us what’s up.
Art House Co-op is an independent Brooklyn-based company that organizes global, collaborative art projects. Our flagship endeavor is the Sketchbook Project: an evolving library featuring more than 12,000 artists’ sketchbooks from 100 countries and counting. We also operate the Brooklyn Art Library and Brooklyn Archives, our storefront spaces in the heart of Williamsburg. We’re continuing […]