Civil status: Married
Location: District of El Collao
Organization/Association: Organization “Nueva Generación” from the Village of Chipana
Candelaria was chosen by her companions to participate in Perú Moda 2012. They chose well because for three days she made a name for artisans from the district of Chipana. With the help of a translator, she took care of international buyers at the Manuela Ramos stand, who were impressed by the quality of the garments and the attractive dolls.
How are the products that you knit different from those you saw in Perú Moda?
Our products are superior because they have excellent finishes and better quality control, yet we still have to improve our designs. With more training, we will be able to knit the same as or better than what was at the fair.
What did you learn from Moda?
It´s been a great experience and motivates me to continue to work hard to move forward.