Dulceria Melisa

Dulceria Melisa

“When I was a child I watched my grandmother Consolación run her own business of selling antiques at the door of her home. I always looked up to her, wanted to help her, and I dreamed of one day owning my own store”. – Elsa Melisa Kuffo Santiago, Peru When Elsa...
Marianela Cantera

Marianela Cantera

Marianela Cantera loves creating good food. From the time she was a young girl growing up in Lima, Peru, she learned the art of cooking. Marianela’s first job was as a kitchen assistant. As she helped to prepare food, she gained an appreciation for spices, colors, and...
Flowers From Peru

Flowers From Peru

In the desert region of Ica, Peru, a beautiful and strong-willed girl named Nilva Linda was born. Nilva was one of eight children. With a large family living under one roof, schooling and clothing were expenses that were always a concern. The whole family learned how...
Farmers From Peru

Farmers From Peru

Miguel and Milagros are farmers from Piura, Peru. They harvest rice, corn, and chileno beans. They have been doing this for almost five years, using the money that Miguel earns from his construction business as capital to buy the seeds. Rice takes about five months to...