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Inca Pallay is a non-for-profit fairtrade association, compromising of more than 400 indigenous weavers and artisans, living in the ethical regions of Jalq'a and Tarabuco, in the province of Chuquisaca, Bolivia. Created to help indigenous people living in rural areas of extreme poverty, Inca Pallay aims to both conserve the cultural identity of the Jalq'a and Tarabuco communities, as well as improve the economic conditions and way of life for its artisans. Through organizing the necessary workshops and administration, and commercializing the products on a local, national and international level, its members are able to sell their products to a wider market, and for a better price. Working to promote and conserve the cultural traditions and identity expressed through indigenous art, Inca Pallay allows the wider world to experience and appreciate the artistic skills of its weavers and artisans.

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Inca Pallay, Street Audiencia N° 97, Sucre, Chuquisaca, BOLIVIA.

Telephone: (591)-4-6461936

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