Wednesday 11 August 2010.
The successful Women for Conservation, led by fundación ProAves with support from the American Bird Conservancy, has trained women in four rural Colombian villages in the use of natural resources for the production of handicrafts and offered them business opportunities to help relieve pressure on natural resources protected on the reserves.
Products made by members of the group
The website www.amparocrafts.com supports the Women for Conservation program through the sale and promotion of products, the goal is to provide a fair return that is above the national average and better quality of life for those who have no alternative to the exploitation of natural resources to support their families.
Visit www.amparocrafts.com and find a detailed catalog of these significant handcrafted pieces and profiles and the life stories of the women working in the project.
Sales are available online in the United Kingdom.
Learn more about the Women for Conservation project in the following video: