Huaywasi is a fair trade project that is an extension of the Light and Leadership Initiative's (LLI) Women's Empowerment Program. Profits from Huaywasi sales are directly invested into our women's empowerment program, with the goal of making it 100% sustainable and accessible to more women each year.
We're in search of interns to join us in Huaycán, Lima, Peru. These internships will allow you to gain more experience in either design, digital arts,and/or business development within a close-knit community of female artisans and interns.
We offer three internships:
-Digital Arts Placement: Oversee, coordinate and lead photograph all product/model shoots & photograph artisans and document their craft processes
-Fashion Design Placement: Work directly with seven female artisans to develop new products (design, sketching, locating materials, etc.) and research new techniques
-Business Development Placement: Develop social media strategy to increase followers
- Hands on work with local artisans.
- Focus on Fair Trade on Fair Wages.
- Engage with a growing grassroots non-profit.
- Teach 1-2 classes (art, English, sports etc.) on the side!
What to Expect
We're in search of interns to join us in 2018 or 2019 in Huaycan, Lima, Peru. Gain more experience in either design, digital arts and/or business development within a close-knit community of female artisans and interns. Candidates must have at least some prior experience in their chosen placement. Intermediate Spanish preferred but not always required.
We include airport pickup, but not airport dropoff.
Lima is the capital city of Peru and one of the best places to get a taste of authentic Peru. The best way to explore Lima is through their Peruvian cuisine, which takes ingredients from the coast, Amazon, and mountains to add depth to every dish. After you have eaten, take a stroll through the city center and marvel at the architecture of the churches and monasteries that have maintained their Spanish influence.