What do you love to do? Xochitl loves alpacas and children. It’s amazing how those two loves came together when she volunteered for Quechua Benefit. And she had a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Peru!
The Latest On: Alpacas
Alliyma provides a conection for skilled artisans to the marketplace, where their beautiful products can be shared with you. Your support enables people in the remote highlands to sustain themselves and their families.
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.
Join the 2019 Education with a Destination Peru Tour to experience the beauty of Peru! Meet the children of Casa Chapi and see three world-famous alpaca farms, including Don Julio’s Accoyo, the inspiration for Quechua Benefit’s founding. You can also choose to extend your trip and visit Machu Picchu. Plan now for a great trip in October.
Quechua Benefit learned this in January as we conducted our first listening tour in our service areas to understand issues and concerns directly from the people we work with.
The 20/20 alpaca will be the primary premise of my alpaca blog posts. 20/20 is simply a metaphor for what we might achieve. Hopefully this idea will open our minds to a new vision of what is possible when we apply science to the art of alpaca breeding.