The Wayuu indigenous woman and their colorful creations are vibrant expression of their way of life on La Guajira Peninsula in Colombia, highlighting the importance of the traditions of the ancestors.
Wayuu women use the fiber from maguey cactus and mawisa fibers to crochet their traditional bags. Each bag is crocheted by just one Wayuu woman. A single Wayuu bag can take twenty-thirty days to complete depending on the crochet pattern.
Impact: With each purchase you will be helping the communities to maintain their traditions and earn a good fair trade income.