Driven by a mission of spreading beauty and cheer, Lucuma Designs empowers women across Peru by supporting their handicraft production, thereby giving women a stronger voice in their households and communities.
Founded in 1998 and joined the Fair Trade Federation in 1999
Lucuma (loo-coo-ma) is named after the sunshine-yellow tropical fruit that is native to the cool highlands of the coastal valleys of Peru; honoring the vibrancy and uniqueness of this exquisite Peruvian fruit as those qualities are reflected in their folk art designs
Lucuma Designs represents over 300 artisans across Peru, creating opportunities that empower these artists to help themselves and their communities
Over 80% of Lucuma's artisan partners are women
Lucuma's collections are made using natural, recycled, and eco-friendly materials and processes whenever possible to protect the health of producers and the environment