Souleymane Sarr

Ashoka Fellow

Citation

This profile was prepared when Souleymane Sarr was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Introduction
Souleymane Sarr seeks to create what he calls "the new generation" of artisans in Mali. He's training artisans, unemployed school graduates and street youth, to create and produce consumer goods services in clear market demand. In the process he's revolutionizing the traditional creativity stifling apprenticeship system.
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