Fair Trade - Hand carved peruvian depiction of the nativity scene in pure white stone. Made by Rasuwillka group. This 5 piece nativity’s tallest figure measures 2 inches high.
Artisan Group: Peru is the marketing and export arm of CIAP, a grassroots organization founded by and for artisans in 1992 to improve the living and working conditions of small crafts people. CIAP is made up of 21 artisan group members, representing 700 artisans from throughout Peru, including marginal areas of Lima, Ayacucho, Huancayo, Cuzco, Puno, Piura, Pucallpa and Arequipa. CIAP offers its members benefits such as access to health care, a rotating loan fund and advances to purchase raw materials. CIAP has also established a responsible tourism business, a savings and loan cooperative, and is active in promoting fair trade in Peru.
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