Posed to Empower

Posed to EmpowerBy Elizabeth Salley, Marketing and Communications Intern……


New Year's Resolutions with Puente Inca

Some of the knitters of the Puente Inca cooperative have already set goals for the new year. Read…


Keeping it Kind: The Awamaki Rotation System

by Gillian Fitzpatrick, Monitoring & Evaluation Intern Three years ago, Awamaki discovered…


Mapping Patacancha

By Merel Haverhals, Monitoring & Evaluations Volunteer   Last weekend I joined a team of…


Training for Homestay Tourism in Patacancha

By Jessa Pillipow, Sustainable Tourism Volunteer As the height of the tourist season wanes and…


Presenting New Fall Products!

By Erin Faltermeier, Sustainable Tourism Volunteer We are proud to present our new line for Fall…


Teaching Outside the Box

By Vivian Smith, Community Education Coordinator If you picture our…


Awamaki Natural Dye Workshop

By Hannah Watson, Women's Artisanal Cooperatives Program Volunteer Beetles, flowers, leaves,…


Weaving on the Andean Backstrap loom

  Weaving on the Andean Backstrap Loom One of the tour programs offered by Awamaki is the…


Queso Helado, the stuff of my dreams

During my recent trip to Arequipa, I fell in love with Queso Helado.  Directly translated, it means…