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An update from the Highlands

Posted November 27, 2016 @ 11:21am | by Comunidad

Dearest Supporter: November 30, 2016 We have news! But first a little recap. When we officially became a non-profit after our grain mill start in Paccha, we had a clear mission: providing quality education and nutritious school meals. We were green, but had the sense to harvest quality expertise along the way. We started in...

 

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The Holiday Letter

Posted November 30, 2015 @ 10:05am | by Comunidad

The Holiday LetterDear Comunidad Supporters: We have seen great progress, thanks to you! We have plans to continue moving forward.The goal of seeing the communities’ students progress to the point of being bettereducated, healthier, and with a more promising future of opportunity with scholarshipsupport is being realized. Peru has both a more robust economy and an indigenouspresident who understands the issues in the Andes. He also wants an improved educationin the...

 

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Comunidad's 6th annual FUNdraiser

Posted April 19, 2014 @ 9:06pm | by Comunidad

Saturday, April 26, 2014 6 to 9 p.m.ArtAndes Showroom (map)Please make plans to join us for our sixth annual Comunidad fundraiser. We've put together a wonderful evening, including: Gourmet tapas South American wines FESTIVE & SOCIAL Live auction, including tapestries by master weavers Wilbur Quispe & Samual Quispe. Click here to see Wilbur's creation and here for...

 

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Progress in Paccha!

Posted November 25, 2012 @ 1:37pm | by Comunidad

Progress in Paccha!Chawpiwasi12 students. Teacher Sonia/ possibly leaving at end of year/option to move Maritza from Ñaupas for next year$100 foodOffered raise $425 ( from $367) S/1,100Buying 12 sweaters for the cold Corozon De ÑaupasWe have finished our obligation here. The government (Vinchos is adding 13 new incial schools) is taking over. The teacher Maritza would like to stay on at another school. The same raise was offered. S/1,100We...

 

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October Board meeting, a positive overview

Posted October 16, 2012 @ 10:31am | by Comunidad

An overview of the year at our October 15, 2012 board meeting:Our need to add two more preschools, one high school, increase the nutrition out reach & increase scholarships were met for 2012. For 2013, our plan is to work with the government to take over two pre-school programs that we started ( Paccha and Corózon de Ñaupas) There are other more isolated villages, asking for education support what we could then turn our resources to.We...

 

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Inspiring Children to read

Posted October 12, 2012 @ 8:24am | by Comunidad

Inspiring Children to read Humberto made a recent trip to the villages to partake in the reading contest that created much interest from the children and their parents. Reading has really taken hold in this area, thanks to all the book donations. Visit our photo galley and see some heartwarming shots.

 

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