International Profile: Compagnie F & INDECOS

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Mazer, Katie

This profile is one of four stories examining international partnership in community economic development (CED). The profiles have been prepared to showcase several examples of effective models of international collaboration and knowledge exchange that distribute contribution, benefit, and risk amongst all involved. They are examples of ends that were made possible because people were working together.

Compagnie F is an organization working in the Montreal community to accompany low-income women of all origins to achieve financial autonomy using an entrepreneurial approach. INDECOS (the Institute for Development of Community Strengths) is a Sri Lankan organization with a focus on awareness raising and capacity building in the local community