Association of Viva Peru

Association of Viva Peru, in Cusco, Peru is a group of  5 women knitters,  organized by Libia Zarate of Viva Peru.  Libia first started to knit as a teenager to help support her family.  As her own children became teenagers and independent,  Libia started to organize the women in the neighborhood and they shortly became an association.  The women work together in the mornings at Libia’s taller,  they work at home in the afternoons which enables them to cook for the family and be with their children.