We started the year going to the field to visit the weaver groups that are members of the Wallontu Witral, the indigenous association with whom the Fundación Chol-Chol works. These visits were meant to explore the weavers's current situation in the organizational and technical level.
The Executive Director changes from January 1st, 2011, as well as the Head of Fair Trade.
The new Executive Director is Susana Ortiz, current Head of the Fair Trade System of our organization.
The new Head of Fair Trade will be Marcela Soto Imio, who holds a Business BA from the Universidad de la Frontera and who has been a volunteer with us during the year 2010.
The current Executive Director, Johanna Perez Vega, will be Head of International Business an will be based in the United States.
Visit us at the Exhibit from Thursday 11st until Sunday 14th!
Check out the program, it's really interesting.
Here you will find a link to the online article published in April 10th's Decoration magazine of the La Tercera, a national newspaper.
The title of the article is "Chile in the Fair Trade world" and it explains how the fair trade movement is currently touching our country, especially from the perspective of the Fundación Chol-Chol as a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and Latin America representative for the worlwide Fair Trade Advocacy Office.
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