ManosAmazonicas

Artwork made by the women of the Amazon Rainforest.

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Video summary: The “Asociacion de Artesanos Manos Amazonicas" is an organization ran and owned by the local women of the villages located along the Tahuayo River. A small tributary of the Amazon River in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.

Keeping Artistic Traditions Alive

The “Asociacion de Artesanos Manos Amazonicas" is an organization ran and owned by the local women of the villages located along the Tahuayo River. A small tributary of the Amazon River in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru. Founded over 10 years ago by the nonprofit organization Angels of the Amazon "Manos Amazonicas" creates traditional arts and crafts while still using renewable resources such as palm fibers in their work. Since the baskets are woven by the local women, their economic empowerment has helped them find a voice in their communities thus uplifting their self-esteem and self-worth in their villages and in their homes.

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