Local Source. Courtesy of Ayawasca
Has the mission to keep culture alive by creating high-quality accessories that features ethically sourced handmade Andean textiles and aims to support employment for their artisan partners, located in villages in Potosí, Tarija, Santa Cruz, El Alto and La Paz. Every product is a celebration of culture, committing at the same time with ethical trade and environmental sustainability principles. Ayawasca is squarely centered in the history and the identity of The Andes and its cultural heritage.
Sustainability is an important aspect for Awayasca and not just environmentally but also socially, by having an impact on the lives of artisans who work with the brand. Ayawasqa is committed to provide their artisans with a decent job, continuing education, and guidance to succeed and hopefully help lead their communities out of poverty.
Amancaya, Creative Director and founder travels around Bolivia to personally source the materials from local communities and have work agreements with the artisans.
Courtesy of Ayawasca