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"Volunteers with handicraft and art skills have been requested by Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador to help expand present efforts to develop and promote arts and crafts production. This program was planned in hopes of materially raising the standard of living of thousands of host-country artisans. Plans include design and redesign of new products, technical pro duction advice, the formation of producer cooperatives in villages, the for mation of central cooperative companies and the promotion and sale of the products to the U.S. and other mass markets." -- [p.1]
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Peace Corps (U.S.), "Arts And Crafts Volunteers Needed In Four Latin American Countries to Design And to Organize Village Level Artisan Cooperatives" (1965). Miscellaneous/Other Documents. 8.