Allpa

Peru

Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company that sells a variety of handicrafts, including alpaca textiles, silver jewelry, ceramics, and woodcrafts. This World Fair Trade Organization provides market access to over 250 women and family workshops throughout Peru and provides them with craft skills training, coaching, and access to low interest loans. Allpa focuses on providing its artisans with a yearly sustainable income, while producing modern designs with pre-Colombian elements that have been passed down for generations. The goal of the organization is to turn artisans into entrepreneurs through support, training, and technical assistance.