QB Founder Mike Safley examines the sustainability of alpaca and vicuna fiber production and discovers camelid fiber is the most environmentally friendly example of sustainable textile manufacturing.
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Quechua Benefit is partnering with Picotani to construct a system to water vicunas during the dry season. Dale presents the science and economic benefit and impact for the community of Picotani.
Because of decades of wildlife conservations efforts, the Vicuna is thriving in Peru’s highlands. Read more Mike Safley’s article featured in the latest issue of Camelid Connections.
With your help, Women’s and Children’s Community Centers can open in the Sister Antonia Kitchens in Ichupampa and Yanque. The Centers will be managed by local women and offer a variety of services.
Giving comes from caring hearts. Hearts like Clarissa’s, who told us, “I was moved to tears hearing all of the amazing stories about the women and children’s lives being changed through Quechua Benefit.”
Your generosity in 2019 continued to transform lives to fulfill Quechua Benefit’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty in the highlands of Peru.
People who live in remote areas, like the Quechua people do, are often forgotten by the outside world. Because of your generosity, Quechua Benefit is breaking the cycle of poverty among these beautiful people with our education, anemia prevention, and economic empowerment programs. With your help, they will be forgotten no longer.
Join the movement this #GIVINGTUESDAY! 100% of your donation directly impacts the lives of women and children in Peru.
Traditions in Peru revolve around alpacas. Women pass along their traditions of spinning alpaca yarn and creating beautiful garments and household goods with it. From their hands to yours–you can create your own new tradition with the work of their hand and make it possible to continue their traditions.
From their hands to yours. Luxurious hand spun alpaca yarn comes from the alpacas in the highlands of Peru to you through the skillful hands of Quechua woman.