Manos del Uruguay is a non for profit organisation that assembles women in cooperatives scattered throughout the countryside in Uruguay. The aim of the organization is to bring economical and social opportunitiesto rural women. Manos del Uruguay is proud member of the WFTO.
With each purchased skein of Manos del Uruguay yarn you will be helping a woman and her family in Uruguay. Each skein has a tag with the name of the artisan and the name of the village it came. You will be not only supporting the hand-crafted yarn rather than mass-produced, but also contributing to the landscape, and cultural heritage of Uruguay.