Featured Interview: Maria Pacheco, founder of Wakami Global

Mount Madonna School students interviewed María Pacheco in October 2020 as part of the Values in World Thought Program. María Pacheco is a biologist, entrepreneur, and the founder of Wakami.

Wakami is a social system that connects rural communities to global markets in order to generate income and transform cycles of poverty into cycles of prosperity. Wakami is conformed by two organizations that work hand in hand: an NGO that gives professional training to rural groups of women and a social business that designs and exports handmade products made by these women for the global market.

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