Our artisan groups are located in the South of Peru, a región the highest percentage of extreme poverty in Peru and the highest birth rate, commonly called “DeepPeru” as most of it’s towns has little to no communication to the known outside world.
Besides numerous reasons that range from lack of infrastructure to a very scarce healthcare system, the extreme in equality between men and women in this area contributes to it’s extreme lack of resources.
Our artisan groups are located in this area, more specifically in the highlands of Puno above 4000 msnm in the towns of Ajoyani, Antauta and Queracucho. It’s main income source being cattle breeding and farming of several dry beans. These activities that are mainly developed by the men of the area, leaving women only to perform childcare and house chores.