Photo of the Week: Natural Beauty and Business in Colombia
July 27, 2012
The natural beauty of Colombia’s Nuquí region makes it a wonderful destination for tourists.
The natural beauty of Colombia’s Nuquí region makes it a wonderful destination for tourists. Josefina Klinger recognized the opportunity for tourism to create economic opportunities and promote social development in the region. In 2006, she helped create a partnership of tourism service providers called Mano Cambiada. With the help of TechnoServe’s South American business plan competition, Mano Cambiada has become an economic engine for the Nuquí community.
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