The province of the La Guajira is Colombia's poorest and most forgotten regions. For decades public funds have been stolen and resources exploited due to local government corruption. This has directly impacted upon the well-being and quality of life of the Wayuu people who live in the region.
The Rancheria river has run dry after three years of intense droughts and decades of industrial overuse. In local hospitals an average of three malnourished children are treated every week, most in critical condition, from perfectly preventable causes.
Wayuu leaders have now taken their case for water to the Inter American commission on Human Rights to pressurise the local and national government to protect their water supply.
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I just want to say that I love using my Wayuu bags and I use them for every occasion from going to the beach to going out on the town.
So remember when you buy Wayuu products please value the skilled handiwork; respect the Wayuu traditions and above all, every time you use a Wayuu bag, you can feel that you carry an ancestral treasure or great significance.
Do you have one? How do you use yours??