Coosturart is an artisan cooperative located in Santa Cruz, a low-income community located west of Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 2002, this cooperative specializes in hand-sewn clothing, bags and accessories.
COOTRABOM is a recycling and artisan cooperative with 15 full-time members. The cooperative is divided up into three components; recycling, artisan and advocacy.
It’s about co-operation. It’s about fun for all ages. It’s a game called CoCoThrow which you can play nearly anywhere, with nearly anyone. It need not cost anything at all. It’s not new but it wears well. We started playing it in 2005 when we called it ‘Co-operative Juggling’. In 2006 we took it to […]
A Kichwa rainforest cooperative of 850 families with small farms in the Ecuadorian Amazon. An average family has a small plot (2% of total farm size) planted with cacao trees, part of their farm with other crops, and more than half of their land remains as rainforest reserves. Kallari has received international acclaim as the […]
Cauqeva is a cooperative of small-scale farmers in the Jujuy region of Argentina producing traditional Andean crops which helps them improve production and market their products.
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We would like to introduce you to ASPROUNION, an agricultural and social co-operative whose goal is to support the welfare of its community of growers. Established in 2001, ASPROUNION has since worked on improving the quality of life of the 273 associated families. All are small-scale coffee producers located in the locality of La Union, […]
In the 1970s, the first members of Capricorn joined together to level out the competitive playing field between themselves and big business. Their aim was to maximise the efficiency and profitability of each members own enterprise. Today, Capricorn has a growing membership base of over 14,000 international members and works with more than 2,200 suppliers. […]
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The project Social Planet is a collective intelligence platform dedicated to social and solidarity initiatives Europe. This platform should enable to all the economic social action and solidarity actors in Europe to be networked to exchange, share experiences, share their knowledge, cooperate, consolidate and amplify their actions. The wealth created by the social economy is […]