Florence Leyret – MEXICO

María Elvia Silva Bartolo is head of the Colectivo Cuanari, a cooperative whose name means “morning stars” in the Purépecha language.
This Purépecha women’s cooperative makes smooth-finished pottery and hand-embroidered blouses, which it sells directly to Mexicans and foreigners at cra fairs. Its products are also marketed through resellers throughout Mexico and abroad.

Florence Leyret – MEXICO

María Elvia Silva Bartolo is head of the Colectivo Cuanari, a cooperative whose name means “morning stars” in the Purépecha language.
This Purépecha women’s cooperative makes smooth-finished pottery and hand-embroidered blouses, which it sells directly to Mexicans and foreigners at cra fairs. Its products are also marketed through resellers throughout Mexico and abroad.