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  1. STRATEGIES FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Ending Rural Poverty in Peru

  2. How do poor farmers increase their incomes? : An Example from Peru’s Southern Sierra

  3. The Comparative Advantage of the Southern Sierra

  4. Southern Sierra Alpaca Farmers • Peru has 87% of the world’s Alpaca • By far the largest producer of Alpaca wool • 170,000 families make their living from Alpaca • International demand for Alpaca wool is increasing • Productivity of the animals has been declining because of eroded pastures

  5. Pilot Project – 6 Communities

  6. What farmers have to do to get out of poverty…

  7. Fertilizing Pastures

  8. Fertilizing Pastures

  9. Two of the Project’s Beneficiaries

  10. Constructing Water Reservoirs

  11. Constructing Water Reservoirs

  12. Shearing the Alpaca

  13. Sorting the Wool

  14. Results of Pilot Project6 communities, 101 families

  15. How You Can Help • 1,900 families have formed an association and requested our assistance • In 2008, we would like to start the project with 450 families Cost for 450 families: $ 55,000 ($122/per family) We Have Raised: $ 8,000 We Need. $ 47,000 • Help us fund the 2008 Peru wool program to reach 450 families.