ASOCIACIóN PRO ARTESANA PANAMEñA
Pro Artesana is a Panamanian non-governmental organization dedicated to the capacity development and marketing of Panama’s female artisan. By helping artisans develop and refine their skills, design and create innovative products, and link to new markets, Pro Artesana aims to expand the economic opportunities available to these artisans. Founded in 2006, Pro Artesana builds upon earlier artisan development programming and works with over 20 organized artisan groups nationwide. This translates into more than 300 women artisans and over 1000 beneficiaries of this work, many of whom live in extreme poverty.