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Saving Traditions

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.

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Alliyma: Changing Lives

Using their ancient craft of hand spinning yarn, Quechua women earn a living wage in Alliyma’s economic empowerment program. You are empowering women and their families with your donations and purchases at Alpacas.com.

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Alliyma: Individual Empowerment

Using their ancient craft of hand spinning yarn, Quechua women earn a living wage in Alliyma’s economic empowerment program. You are empowering women and their families with your donations and purchases at Alpacas.com.

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100% Solar Energy at Casa Chapi

Casa Chapi Children’s Village in the Colca Valley of southern Peru gets 100% of its energy from the sun. The Colca Valley gets about 330 days of sunshine a year. In October 2015, we installed a solar electric system to compliment the solar hot water heaters that were installed a few years before. These systems supply Casa Chapi with 100% of its energy needs, and we are proud that it’s entirely renewable!

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