• Preschool
    Early education makes a difference
    The foundation manages six preschools. After starting and turning over the high-school, pre-school most concerned the villages. Early education has made grand improvements in academics and health.
  • Scholarships
    Providing options for the future
    The scholarship program provides funding for post-secondary education. We see students through to graduation. Our hope, they return to their villages with the skills to enable future progress.
  • Paccha
    Strides forward in an Andean village
    Paccha is a typical Andean village of the Ayacucho area. While some of Peru sees progress, the state of Ayacucho is still an area of extreme poverty with many needs the government hasn’t addressed.
  • The meal of the day
    Tasty lunch, better nutrition
    We provide a healthy lunch for more than 400 students. Good nutrition among children is progressing. Malnutrition and parents' main concern that children receive school lunch is a problem we address.
  • Literacy
    Library program embraced
    The literacy program started in 2009, and currently there are 2,000 books in the villages. Reading competitions are held annually. Kids read to the older generation, which adds excitement to reading.
  • Comunidad FUNdraiser
    Join us each April
    Our annual FUNraiser is held each spring in April. The gourmet food, wines, live music, silent auction bidding and comraderie is always exceptional.

Recent updates

An update from the Highlands

Posted October 5, 2016 @ 9:31am by Comunidad

Dear Comunidad Supporters, Update from the Highlands! When we officially became a non-profit in 2002 & started in the village of Paccha (after a grain mill project) we had a clear mission; To Provide quality education and nutritious school lunches. None of the board members had ever served on a board, let alone start a foundation, so we picked out the highlights of rules to follow & added people with expertise as we went. One thing that stood out from Day 1: Have a clear... Read More



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