Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2001
This description of Elsa María Zaldívar Rolón's work was prepared when Elsa María Zaldívar Rolón was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Elsa María Zaldivar helps rural women producers in Paraguay improve the quality and marketing of their products and explore new, profitable markets. By tapping into community resources and investing in mechanisms for better market access, she allows women to bring their goods to the global marketplace and earn more money in the process.
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