The artisan craft industry is the second largest employer in the developing world. It is also one one of the most disenfranchised. Soko provides a way for artisans to improve their livelihoods by disrupting the supply chain and connecting artisans directly to market demand around the world.
With Soko's mobile tools, artisans have access to a whole world of consumers, expanding their business horizons and entrepreneurial prospects. On average, within two months of joining Soko, artisans increase their incomes by a factor of 4x!