PROJECT: RURAL WOMEN WITH ARTISAN VOCATION PROMOTING HER SELF JOB IN TOURISTIC CIRCUITS OF CUSCO

Galería fotográfica del proyecto

This project had as objective promote tourist activity, the self-employment of rural women with handy-craft skills taking as advantage of the linking of their communities to the important tourist circuits of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Manu National Park.

This approach to investment in human capital will not only be limited to the improvement of their skills and competencies, but also to the promotion of associative organizations for the exportation of their crafts. This project was made possible by funding from FONDOEMPLEO.

GENERAL OBJECTIVE:

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE:

INTERVENTION AREA:

REGION

PROVINCE

DISTRICTS

COMMUNITIES

CUSCO

CUSCO

San Sebastián

Corao

CALCA

Taray

Patabamba

URUBAMBA

Maras

Misminay

Mullak´as

K´aqllaraccay

Ollantaytambo

Patacancha

PAUCARTAMBO

Huancarani

Chacabamba

Qolquepata

Ccotañe

Sayllapata

Viscochoni

K´ucya

Qolquepata

Huarancca

Tocra

Sipascancha

PARTICIPANT POPULATION: 508 women artisans, most of them even amateurs but with great vocation.

PROJECT DURATION: 2009 - 2011