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.

Learn how Mano Cambiada is creating new opportunities.

 

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