Total loan: $2,850


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Lima, Lima, Peru / Arts

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A loan helped to invest in a bulk purchase of various yarns.

Raquel's story

Raquel, who works alongside her husband, Gregor, is an artisan who specializes in alpaca accessories. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of various yarns.

Raquel has been selling through Novica since 2006. This is her story:

Raquel and husband Gregor are dedicated to preserving Peruvian textile traditions. "What draws us to weaving is the opportunity to work with natural fibers by rescuing ancient Inca weaving techniques. We love to see the transformation of loose yarns into garments and accessories. We help an Andean community by employing weavers on traditional looms who then help us finish each piece by hand."

"I am very grateful to all of you who contribute towards this microcredit program. The funds allow us to continue growing and developing our art to stay at the forefront, creating items that match the evolving tastes of our customers."

Use the link below to view Raquel's alpaca accessories on the Novica site: