Project presented by PADEM

Support the native women weavers for a sustainable development of their activity

Training and Help finding jobs

In Peru, the Andean communities, grouped in a mountainous rural area, are particularly affected by poverty. To improve their living conditions, the NGO PADEM and its local partner RUFADA, support 16 women weavers in the development of income-generating activities respectful of the traditional practices.

If the men of the community participated in the construction of a weaving workshop, the women were able to benefit from technical training, from the woolen production and the conception of vegetable dyes, to marketing and management. Their products are sold from now on in upmarket hotels of Cusco. A global consideration of the stakes affecting the beneficiary women allowed to act at the same time on needs for technical formations of women, but also on aspects of hygiene, nutrition and educational.

PADEM plans to replicate its action with another community of the same territory by taking into account the specific needs of these new beneficiaries, in particular the need for social integration of a disabled woman.

Région de Cusco, Pérou

Key figure 16 women weavers accompanied in the creation of their products

Website : https://padem.org/

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