These plush stuffed animals are handmade by artisan women in rural communities of Peru. Every purchase in this collection empowers skilled artisans and their families.
Hand-knit + hand-sewn from locally sourced materials
Created by artisan women preserving traditional techniques
Supports access to job training + fair wages
Deeply impacted by COVID-19, these rural artisans have been in strict lockdown since mid-March
Many are able to work from home but only have the yarn provided to them before quarantine to create these stuffed animals. Although this artisan group hopes to fully resume production soon, the future is uncertain as they have limited access to local materials.
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