Avatar By Carrie Stanley | May 11, 2019

Alliyma Empowers Women

Alpaca fiber has been sheared, spun, knit, and woven in its land of origin – Peru – for millennia. Alliyma, a social enterprise wholly owned by Quechua Benefit, refined the existing, universally-practiced hand spinning activity for the benefit of remote highland Peruvian women.

Alliyma provides a lucrative, non-subsidized market for remote highland Quechua women. All profits are reinvested in Quechua Benefit’s programs in Peru to

  • Empower women
  • Educate children, and
  • Provide parasitic anemia treatment

When you purchase Alliyma yarn, you allow these women to access the global marketplace and earn a fair market wage. Visit Alpacas.com today and choose from the beautiful selection of hand spun yarn.

 

 

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