These limited-edition Kuna shawls were special ordered because of Maria’s talent and inspiration. “I like Casa Chapi a lot because I am studying and learning many new things, like painting. I want to learn to paint better with new techniques.”
Casa Chapi Children’s Village was conceived, created and constructed with one thought in mind: children should be given the opportunity to dream, grow and prosper in a safe, loving environment. In the poverty-stricken communities of the Peruvian highlands, this ideal is often not attainable.
he 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.
Check out the article featuring Quechua Benefit in Camelid Connections
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Quechua Benefit had a big year in 2017! Relive our biggest achievements with us from January to December.
Kathy McConnell, from Canada, was on the annual Quechua Benefit Peru Tour this November. We were in Arequipa about to begin our adventure! We started with a visit to Quechua Benefit’s Casa Chapi school in Arequipa where our secondary students who have graduated from Casa Chapi in Chivay live.