The Latest On: Alpacas

National Alpaca Farm Days

Learn fun facts about alpacas and feel their incredibly soft fiber. Enjoy watching the crias (baby alpacas) pronk and play. Pose for up-close-and-personal selfies with the very people-friendly alpacas. You can feed these gentle creatures, and maybe even get an alpaca kiss! Visit our gift shop featuring alpaca products including hand-spun alpaca yarn, scarves, hats, and gifts for the home. All proceeds from the store support Quechua Benefit’s education, anemia prevention and economic empowerment programs in Peru.

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National Alpaca Farm Days

Learn fun facts about alpacas and feel their incredibly soft fiber. Enjoy watching the crias (baby alpacas) pronk and play. Pose for up-close-and-personal selfies with the very people-friendly alpacas. You can feed these gentle creatures, and maybe even get an alpaca kiss! Visit our gift shop featuring alpaca products including hand-spun alpaca yarn, scarves, hats, and gifts for the home. All proceeds from the store support Quechua Benefit’s education, anemia prevention and economic empowerment programs in Peru.

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The Alliyma Connection

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.

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Alliyma Empowers Women

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.

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Back to Accoyo for the Trip of a Lifetime!

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.

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Don Julio’s 20/20 Vision

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.

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