Artesanos y artesanas Yanesha asociados a Pats Peru

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Indigenous People(s): Yanesha
Country: Peru
Product(s): Bio jewelry, Wooden furniture
Description: PATS is an NGO that has trained more than 80 artisans in the transformation of wood and giving it a high added value. Likewise, it links this production with responsible markets. Unique pieces are handmade, with non-toxic and food-safe finishes, using high end woodworking technology for drying and applying finishes. The design of our pieces favors an much more efficient use of the tree, which is why from one tree we can produce more than 400 pieces of various different sizes.
Number of producers: 42 aprox.
Certification(s): Sustainable Furnishing Council
Conservation Area: Located between 10°11’00” and 10°29’00” South and 75°04’00” and 75°27’00” West.
Exports to: United States, England
Supporting Agencies: Greenwood, Maderart & Tecnologia
Location: Valle del Palcazú, Oxapamba, Pasco
Contact: William Romaní
Telephone: +51 99 464 4179
Source of Information: Zuleta, Claudia (Helvetas). Message to Indigenous Atlas. Email. May 2015.

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