ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Maquita works to improve the income of small-scale farmers and artisans by helping develop and market their handcrafts and agricultural products. Your purchase enables them to earn a steady income and compete on the global market. Handcrafts often supplement insufficient agricultural earnings, and preserve Ecuador's cultural traditions.
In response to growing poverty and rising costs of living in Ecuador during the 1980s, a group of faith-based communities organized to... Read more...