Sometimes you see more clearly from a different viewpoint. Xochitl (pronounced Sochi) Berns recently interned with Quechua Benefit for three months and gained new perspective on life for the Quechua people. Xochitl has been breeding suri alpacas since she was 13 years old. She loves alpacas, the outdoors, and children and wanted to use her skills to volunteer for Quechua Benefit. Xochitl studies biology and Latin American studies at Reed College and hopes to pursue a career in wildlife conservation. […]
Whatever your expertise, you can be like Debra Parcheta. She is a database designer who is making a lasting impact. Recently Debra volunteered with Quechua Benefit in Peru and used her expertise to assist with our anemia prevention campaign.
Using their ancient craft of hand spinning yarn, Quechua women earn a living wage in Alliyma’s economic empowerment program. You are empowering women and their families with your donations and purchases at Alpacas.com.
In this issue, see how your $1.00 donation to our anemia prevention campaigns is multiplied. Thanks to you, our generous donors, thousands of people are becoming healthier. We are also grateful for our great volunteers who put their varied skills to use in fulfilling our mission in Peru.
Your contributions to combat anemia in Peru are multiplied because of our strategic partners in Peru. Partnering with local and regional governments enables Quechua Benefit to accomplish more in the fight against anemia.
In just five years, your generosity has made amazing progress at Casa Chapi. Take a look at you’ve accomplished!
Because of your generosity, “A Symphony for Peru” is now partnering with Casa Chapi, teaching our students to create beautiful music and move them toward a brighter future.
Alliyma provides a conection for skilled artisans to the marketplace, where their beautiful products can be shared with you. Your support enables people in the remote highlands to sustain themselves and their families.
Casa Chapi offers children the chance to be a child. Not only do they learn to read and write, but they also learn to relax and play thanks to your generous gifts.
From their hands to yours. Alliyma, Quechua Benefit’s economic empowerment program for women, helps Peruvian women continue the ancient art of hand spinning yarn and connect to the international marketplace with their beautiful products. Your purchase of Alliyma products provides a living wage for women to break the cycle of poverty.