OUR TAGUA PROGRAM
In 1996, PAN opened a tagua jewelry workshop in El Suspiro to
provide an alternate source of income to villagers who had agreed to stop
hunting and cease slash and burn agriculture in the newly created Loma Alta
Ecological Reserve. We currently work with artisans in three communities
and are striving to find new market opportunities for them. Towards
that end, we have prepared a catalogue of the items made by the
villagers. If you know of a potential market (store, school, organization
or fair) for their products and/or wish to help distribute them, please
let us know.
We display and sell items from the catalogue at
You may also order items directly from PAN. All proceeds
go directly to the artisans and to support other critical PAN programs in the
To view or download our online catalogue, click "NEXT PAGE" below.