Awamaki is an innovative non-profit social enterprise that works to economically empower Quechua women and preserve traditional crafts through skills-based education and connection to market access. Its mission is to collaborate with associations of Peruvian women, investing in their skills to connect them to markets, and strengthening their leadership to promote entrepreneurship of sustainable businesses so that they can bring prosperity to their families and communities. Awamaki achieves this mission through two primary programs: Sustainable Tourism and the Women’s Cooperatives Program. Awamaki is located in Ollantaytambo, a small town in the Sacred Valley, Peru.
If you’re looking for an international opportunity to utilize your skills while also empowering women in rural communities, Awamaki could be the place for you.
Our interns play an essential role, as their work makes an enormous difference in our programs and in the lives of our women. Interns have the opportunity to gain essential experience in business administration, fair trade, social enterprise, ethical sourcing and design, marketing & communications, and non-profit management.
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Awamaki is an innovative non-profit social enterprise that works to economically empower Quechua women and preserve traditional crafts…
For more information about Awamaki programs and volunteer fees, visit www.awamaki.org/volunteer or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/awamaki. For any questions about volunteering, please email email@example.com.
We look forward to your application and thank you for your interest in economically and socially empowering Andean women in Peru!