More than 400 families use their platform to sell

In this national emergency situation due to the covid-19 epidemic, many families of artisans have been economically affected.

For this reason, the Ministry of Culture, as one of the measures to mitigate this situation, technologically supports the virtual stores that exist on the Ruraq maki platform, made by hand, which continue to work and offer the best of traditional art, elaborated by the members of the 20 groups of traditional artists who joined virtual stores.

In this way, more than 400 families from Amazonas, Ayacucho, Cusco, Ica, Junín, Piura and Ucayali, who are represented in these stores, thanks to the collaboration of the citizens, will be able to continue offering their jobs and help keep their businesses afloat. domestic economy.

Likewise, the products purchased, as reported in each virtual store, will be shipped as soon as the quarantine established by the Government ends.

Through you can purchase high quality traditional art products in ceramics, textiles, embroidery, basketry, weaving with vegetable fibers, saddlery, bio-jewelry, bodywork, imagery, fur, silverware, painting traditional and wood carving.

Promoted by the Ministry of Culture, Ruraq maki, handmade is a valuable program related to traditional art and its creators, which has 13 years of uninterrupted work to promote the intangible cultural heritage of the different peoples of the country, reflected in the finest works of its traditional craftsmen.

Recall that is the first South American virtual commerce platform for traditional art, managed by the State, which follows a self-managed model in which each group administers and manages its store independently and independently.

This business model maintains the essentials of the classic exhibition-sale of traditional Ruraq maki art, made by hand, the originality of the unique piece and the valuation of the heritage that is in each of them.