Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995
Consejo de las Américas
This description of Rodrigo Calcagni's work was prepared when Rodrigo Calcagni was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Rodrigo Calcagni is strengthening Chile's microenterprise sector and expanding the much-needed economic opportunities that it provides, through a network of community development centers and an overarching organization that facilitates learning, information flows and cooperative ventures throughout the network. He is also engaged in a series of activities to give added visibility to the microenterprise sector, elicit financial support from large businesses to help fund its growth and secure new national legislation responsive to the sector's needs.
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