Share the story of the founder and what inspired the founder to start this project
Beginning in 2006, La Usina decided to invest resources in the management of social economy enterprises in order to increase the visibility of people with disabilities and their role in the communities while tackling the organization’s economic / financial vulnerability. The steering team, La Usina bets on the development of genuine sources of financing, in line with its mission. The driver force behind redACTIVOS team consisted of two founders of La Usina, who were joined later, by a student of business administration degree and 3 intern volunteers from Grupo Aportes de Gestion (a Management support NGO), of which one is today the President of the new organization. The School of Business at Universidad Austral, worked during the initial stage, through the department of social work field of IAE. The trading was launched on February 25, 2008, when it obtained its legal status -independent from La Usina and tax registrations required to operate commercially.