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Patawasi gets a new baño

Posted July 31, 2017 @ 4:46pm | by Comunidad

We/you, are building a Baño in Patawasi !!! To be exact, it's 3 women's toilets plus a sink, 2 men's toilets & 2 urinals plus a sink. This fits into the health and nutrition part of our mission. The baño situation has been dismal in most of the areas we work. They haven't made the connection to their children's health and the bathroom situation as clearly as we have been able to, for obvious reasons, but we are getting them excited for this change! We...

 

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2016 Spring FUNdraiser Update

Posted April 14, 2016 @ 11:49am | by Comunidad

Friends of Comunidad,It’s the time of year when we are usually very busy getting ready for the annual FUNdraiser, which we’ve held for the past seven years at the Northrup King Building. We have decided not to do it this year however, and it's a rather bittersweet decision. Hopefully the Holiday letter that was sent out in November 2015, reflected our positive thoughts and plans for the future of Fundacion Comunidad. At the time of the letter, we felt that...

 

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The 2015 FUNdraiser

Posted April 28, 2015 @ 8:55pm | by Comunidad

Fundacion Comunidad had another very successful FUNdraiser Last Saturday! Our special guests from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources made the journey to the party and updated the crowd on our trip together last November. They will involve our communities and scholarship students during their 5 year plan for improving water and farming practices. A group of 9 leave for Chaquipampa on Friday, More to come!For those of you who could join us, thank...

 

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Comunidad's 7th Annual FUNraiser

Posted March 31, 2015 @ 9:43am | by Comunidad

Comunidad's 7th Annual FUNraiserSaturday, April 25, 2015 6 to 9 p.m.ArtAndes Showroom (map). Please make plans to join us for our seventh annual Comunidad FUNraiser. We've put together another wonderfully festive and social evening, including: gourmet tapas, South American wines, and silent & live auctions. This year we'll have a raffle of exquisite tapestries, such as the 3x6 shown at left - click here to view more. In November Sustainability Without Borders joined Comunidad board members on...

 

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Rotary Club donates funds to buy textbooks!

Posted March 1, 2015 @ 8:14am | by Comunidad

In early February board members Steve Nodgaard, Kevin Pechacek and Kathy Schoenberg-Ebertz attended the River Falls Rotary meeting to accept a generous donation on behalf of Comunidad. John Kremer of the River Falls Rotary worked with the River Falls, Hudson, Rochester Rotary Clubs and the International Rotary to secure a donation for books for the Comunidad students. John has been a great friend of Comunidad, visiting the villages and travelling with board members. Many thanks to all the...

 

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ArtAndes travelers continue to connect with Peru

Posted July 15, 2014 @ 4:07pm | by Comunidad

On a beautiful July evening, fourteen supporters of 'Fundacion Comunidad' gathered on the rooftop of Lois Libby's Mill City condo, for a gourmet dinner. The participants have all been to Peru and continue to hold the culture close at heart. The dinner was a live auction item at the April fundraiser, donated by board member Kevin Pechacek, owner of The WestWind Restaurant and River Valley Catering. We were blessed with a lovely evening, the Mill City Opera music flowing up from...

 

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