Manos Amigas is a fair trade organization dedication to the export of handicrafts and to alternative tourism. Manos Amigas, which means 'Hands Joined In Friendship,' works with family workshops and with small business groups and associations that make a variety of handicrafts in impoverished areas of Lima and in the Andean highlands. Manos Amigas offers training workshops for their artisans, and participates in international trade fairs to gain new markets for artisans.
Manos Amigas was established in Lima in 1991. Ten Thousand Villages was one of its two first customers.
Manos Amigas, "Hands Joined In Friendship," works with family workshops and small businesses making a variety of handicrafts in impoverished areas of Lima and in the Andean highlands.More by this maker