In the old times almost every Russian village had its own painting style - flowers, plants and animals that decorated homeware in every house had unique features that were carefully preserved and passed down from generation to generation. Today GlobeIn invites you to learn about Northern Russian traditional painting and hand-weaving.
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At the end of February GlobeIn took part at the third annual Latin American Impact Investment Forum (LAIIF 2013) organized by New Ventures Mexico that was held in Mérida, Mexico. With over 350 attendees, 100 speakers experienced in impact investing in Latin America and worldwide, many eager entrepreneurs pitching new ideas and businesses focused entirely on the region of Latin America, the conference was certainly a big event. Lauren Brown, GlobeIn business development manager in Latin America, hosted a GlobeIn presentation at the Forum.
“Ve’i Va’an Ve’e!” means “Welcome!” in Mextec, one of the most ancient indigenous dialects in Mexico. Welcome to the GlobeIn Exhibit that is taking place this spring at the HUB Roma!
We are happy to report that today GlobeIn launched our beta of the online marketplace that connects shoppers to artisans and handmade goods from around the world. GlobeIn.com already has over a hundred artists and over a thousand products available from lands ranging from Russia and Uzbekistan to Kenya and Mexico - already 9 countries.
Pete Rognli, GlobeIn country manager in Kyrgyzstan, based in Bishkek, is always keeping his eyes and ears open for any potential opportunity to meet artisans - he has his camera ready to film artisan interviews wherever he's going and whatever he's doing! On one weekend in January Pete took a ski vacation in the village of Arslanbob, a picturesque small community in Kyrgyzstan surrounded by mountains and featuring a beautiful walnut grove, the largest on earth. That weekend Pete ended up making few artisan profiles for GlobeIn!
How are talents, technology and innovation advancing the rural poor around the world? This is the challenge that Bunker Roy will be addressing during the “Innovation and Technology in the Hands of the Rural Poor” event on February 7th. GlobeIn team will be there to listen, learn and share experience.