Women Entrepreneurs Intent on Boosting Local Economy

Women Entrepreneurs Intent on Boosting Local Economy

When San Juan native Matilsha Marxuach launched Concalma, a designer line of tote bags 10 years ago, she turned to a local collective of seamstresses in the mountain town of Utuado to manufacture her fashion forward handbags. The small business owner and artist said her company’s mission is interwoven in the product: to raise awareness of fair trade, to promote local manufacturing and sustainability.

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