Weaving has been a tradition in Susan‘s family for generations and her two grandmothers relied on their weaving skills as a way to financially support their children.
Altamira is an inspiring story of strong female empowered women. Altamira in english means "Looking high".
Susan, our founder, always admires all strong females in their families. Her grandmothers Concepcion , Rosa and her mother Ana Maria encouraged her to make this dream comes true.
Susan’s maternal grandmother Conception Altamirano has nine children. She started weaving sweaters to help support her children alongside her husband. Concepcion and her husband migrated from rural areas Apurimac to the urban area Lima.