Chileway, Experience-based Tourism (Viña del Mar – Chile)

An experience-based tourism company offering unique cultural trips, with offices in Reñaca – Viña del Mar,  Santiago de Chile and Boca Raton – Florida, USA. Contribution by de Ricardo Ziede, founder of Chileway The company started out at the end of 2010, when Ricardo Ziede, its founder, returned to Chile after a taking a trip covering […]

Study for Habitat Improvement Workshop (Filadelfia – Paraguay)

Permanent social irrigation technology for peasant farmers and indigenous communities. The Chaco is an inhospitable region in the centre of South America. The land is fertile, despite there being insufficient amounts of organic materials and low humidity levels: it only rains, even if heavily, two to three times a year. It is a region where […]

Laigüiraki Corporation (San Francisco – Colombia)

The agro-ecological school of the Laigüiraki Corporation is located in San Francisco, 45 minutes away (by car) from Bogota. Since 2005, the corporation works with farmer communities in order to implement a system of organic and agro-ecological poduction. In the school they not only exchange and difuse agro-ecologic technolgogies, but they look to involve the final consumers, mainly through experiences […]

Artisans’ Association Senor de Mayo (El Alto – Bolivia)

The Artisans’ Association Señor de Mayo has been working for more than 20 years, in a collective and self-managed way, with the artisans of El Alto, the biggest slum in La Paz. They export high quality products, which range from textiles made of alpaca to Andean musical instruments. They became one of the biggest and most successful enterprises in Bolivia, creating jobs in fair conditions […]