Projects & Partners


Partners

 

Apus Peru Adventure Travel Specialists  apus-peru.com

Apus Peru Adventure Travel Specialists is a sustainable, responsible and ethical travel agency specializing in alternative treks. Since 2010, Apus Peru has collected $20 from each passenger that does a trek or tour with them, making direct donations  to Threads of Peru. These funds are an integral contribution to the success of Threads of Peru; they support capacitation workshops, product development, and personnel salaries, including those of our talented Master Weavers and Quechua translators.

 


Michell Passion for Alpaca since 1931 michell.com.pe
"With more than 82 years experience and know-how in the processing of Alpaca fiber, Michell & Cía. is today  a pioneer and the leading alpaca tops and yarns producer and exporter in the world." We are able to purchase the highest quality alpaca materials for Threads of Peru artisans to use in their weavings,  through our partnership with the inspiring team at Michell; contributing to the preservation and valorization of artisanship  in this luxurious fiber.

 


 

The Sacred Valley Brewery sacredvalleybrewingcompany.com
Inaugurated in October 2014, the Sacred Valley Brewery (Cervecería del Valle Sagrado) is already brewing quality ales for the greater Cusco region, Arequipa, and Lima while encouraging wider support and recognition of social development projects. Their team communicates its profound commitment and love of Peru by directly donating 20% of sales profits once each month to a selected local organization.

 


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Podio podio.com
Thanks to Podio and their nonprofit sponsorships, the Threads of Peru team connects internationally on an online platform that keeps work simple. 

 


Awards & Affiliations 

Alliance for Artisan Enterprise allianceforartisanenterprise.org

"Members of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise work together to promote the full potential of artisan enterprise around the world. The Alliance leverages the collective strength of its members to break down barriers commonly faced in the artisan sector. The mission of the Alliance is to support the power and potential of the artisan sector to create jobs, increase incomes, enhance cultural heritage and promote development that respects the uniqueness of people and place."

 


 

TAFA List (The Textile and Fiber Art List)  tafalist.com 
"The Textile and Fiber Art List is a membership association of handmade traditional and contemporary textiles and fiber businesses."