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Partners and funders

The Africa Craft Trust’s past projects have included:

W.K. Kellogg Foundation:

2001–2006: Matching funding for the USAID-funded Pan-African Artisan Enterprise Development Program (PAED)

2007–2009: Artisan Enterprise Development Program South Africa

2008–2009: Developing Entrepreneurship for the Arts and Craft Industry in Lesotho by Building Local Capacity in Product Design, Innovation, and Market Linkages

2011–2012: Organisational Independence Grant

MTN Foundation:

2012: Community Crafts Capacity Building Programme Mukhuduthamaga

Ford Foundation:

2011–2013: Mobile Technology for Craft Enterprise Development Programme

Ponholo De Beers:

2012: Rearabetswe Craft and Product Development Programme

National Lotteries Commission of South Africa:

2012–2013: Access Markets for Profit

2016–2018: Three market access training related projects (still underway)

Isimangaliso Wetland Authority:

2012–2013: Craft Development Programme

NID, Business Arts South Africa and Nandos:

2010: Ndebele Football World Cup Exhibition

UNESCO Mozambique:

2010: Craft Sector Learning Mission

A handful of smaller projects, such as Costing and Pricing, and Access to Markets for Profits Trainings, are not listed here.

The large organisational grants from the Ford and Kellogg Foundations enabled the Trust to develop sound financial and reporting procedures.