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Mujeres create their own workplace

Natural Home Cleaning members at the Worker Co-op Conference in New Orleans. Photo by Irene Florez

While successful in some markets, the cooperative business model faces challenges. One is that co-ops are just catching on in the U.S., which means financing new projects is difficult, and guidance for young cooperatives is scarce. To help fill the void, WAGES provides advice to those trying to start a co-op. “We don’t want other people to have to learn the hard way,” Abell says. Read the Full Story