Ursula Banda - The Village Shop
The Village Shop is an Artisan Manufacturing Collective, born to bridge the great gap between local artisans and access to lucrative and consistent regional and international markets. The Village Shop leverages the power of group dynamics, to meet large artisan product orders and to gain visibility to potential wholesale buyers. The company develops marketing, sales and communication strategies for target markets. Designs and develops new products in response to market needs. Trains and manages artisans who end up as members of these collectives.