Clearer Vision at 11,000 Feet Above Sea Level

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. […]

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Alliyma Empowers Women

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.

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