MosqoyTextiles

Fair trade Peruvian textiles. Handmade. 100% natural.

Cusco, Peru
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Announcement    WELCOME 2023- Check out the new additions to our store.
Beautiful Awana wall looms in Stock!
Amazing items to winter season, check out our traditional toques and mittens
Our stock is in Canada! So we can ship worldwide faster.
Our weavers are very optimistic of this 2023 hoping is a good year for everyone.

Announcement

Last updated on 07 Jan, 2023

WELCOME 2023- Check out the new additions to our store.
Beautiful Awana wall looms in Stock!
Amazing items to winter season, check out our traditional toques and mittens
Our stock is in Canada! So we can ship worldwide faster.
Our weavers are very optimistic of this 2023 hoping is a good year for everyone.

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About MosqoyTextiles

Sales 468
On Etsy since 2016

Revitalizing Quechua culture. Empowering Quechua women.

Mosqoy, meaning “dream" in Quechua, is a charitable non-profit organization that started in 2006 with the goal of empowering Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Andes to overcome adversities relating to unsustainable tourism and development. We run two social enterprises and one charitable program to achieve this goal:

1) The Mosqoy Youth Program, which provides promising Quechua youth with opportunities for post-secondary education so that they can compete in their communities' new job sectors and become positive community leaders in the future.

2) Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles, which supports women weavers to ensure that Quechua textiles embedded with generations of cultural knowledge can continue to thrive and adapt.

3) Mosqoy Field School, which provides travellers and students opportunities to cultivate awareness so that consumer relationships in our increasingly connected world can manifest as positive and fair.

Shop members

  • Alejandra Mamani Ccarhuani

    Owner, Weaver

    Member of Cancha Cancha’s weaving association. She was born in 1993, is married, and has two children. She went to primary school, but didn’t finish it. She speaks Quechua. Her main activity is weaving, while her husband is a subsistence farmer.

  • Dorotea Quispe Hancco

    Weaver

    Vice-President of Cancha Cancha’s weaving association. She was born in 1979, is married, and has four children. She has never gone to school. She speaks Quechua and understands a bit of Spanish. Her main activities are weaving and agriculture.

  • Elena Mamani Ccarhuani

    Weaver

    Member of Cancha Cancha’s weaving association. She was born in 1995 and is single. She went to primary school, but didn’t finish it. She only speaks Quechua. She is happy to be part of the weaving association, because she is making her own money.

  • Andrés Sallo

    Weaver

    President of Munay Urpi, Huaran’s weaving association. He was born in 1973 and has three daughters. Andres learned to weave when he was 12 years old; his mother taught him because he loved the art so much.

  • Bonifacia Condori Quispe

    Weaver

    Vice-president of Munay Urpi, Huaran’s weaving association. She speaks Quechua and a bit of Spanish. Her main activity is weaving, while her husband is a subsistence farmer.

  • Angela Ccana Zamata

    Weaver

    Member of the Asociación de Tejedores Tradicionales Laraypas Indígenas de Amaru. Angela's Husband, Gregorio, is the president of Amaru's weaving association. Her favourite designs to weave are symbols that depict different elements of the earth.

Production partners

  • Weavers Communities

    Cusco, Peru

    Weavers of Kancha Kancha Community, located in Calca, Cusco, Peru

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