Doña Justina Vargas

President of the Huancarani Center of Craftwork.

Justina is a weaver from Huancarani, Bolivia, a rural community in the Cordillera Oriental in the Andes mountain range. As president of the Huancarani Center of Handicrafts, Justina organizes the activities in Huancarani for the Spinzilla Spinning Week and meetings by the group of weavers who form part of ClothRoads Warmis Pushkadoras (Women Spinners). Justina’s participation in Tinkuy 2017 will be her first trip outside of Bolivia; she is very excited to meet other weavers from other countries and learn from their experiences.