The Andean Pastoralists of Peru are often women of immense talent with little prospect of lifting themselves and their children from the heartbreaking poverty of everyday life at 15,000 feet above sea level. These women are keepers of the ancient art forms – spinning, knitting, and weaving.
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The alpaca industry lies at the core of any effort to break the cycle of poverty in the highlands of Peru. With your help, we can change the future for these women and children through our economic empowerment and preventative medicine programs.
Happy Valentine’s Day from Peru! You can share the love for Quechua Benefit’s programs in Peru when you shop at Alpacas.com this Valentine’s Day.
Thanks to you, Quechua Benefit was able to accomplish more in 2018 than ever before! Take a look at how your generosity transformed lives this year.
Sister Antonia’s soup kitchen served millions of hot meals from 1971 to 2010. Today plans are being made to transform that space into a Community Center in Yanque.