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An exciting school year in the Andes

Posted September 7, 2022 @ 3:26pm | by Comunidad

An exciting school year in the AndesComunidad was able to get 12 new sewing machines to our three rural Andean communities, during the month of July. The machines are for the students and their families, and their response has been robust! We are excited by their excitement. Humberto carefully sourced the machines, secured fair prices and had them transported to the villages. We hope the machines will open up a source of income as they develop their skills, and yes there is now a sewing class offered.The agricultural project...

 

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Catching up on education

Posted April 16, 2022 @ 10:03am | by Comunidad

The 2022 school year started in mid March, and it’s mostly in person with much anticipation. We are always thrilled to see how many females there are attending the schools in the areas we work. The nutritious lunch program covers aprox 250 students, offering a very hearty and complete daily meal. Late 2021 we were able to get nine desk tops to Patahuasi, they are getting good use. We are still providing a computer tutor for this year to help them reclaim the loss of school during the...

 

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Holiday celebration in the Andes

Posted December 21, 2021 @ 10:35am | by Comunidad

Holiday celebration in the AndesIt was a much anticipated Holiday celebration in our communities of Chaquipampa, Andabamba & Patahuasi. Due to the pandemic and the rural hamlets taking extreme caution, Humberto & Mey Valdivia were unable to make the journey last December. They did send presents and other donated requested goods however, and thankfully this year the trip was possible. The isolated rural communities have managed to protect themselves pretty well from sickness, but the last two academic...

 

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The Computer start up

Posted December 7, 2021 @ 8:00am | by Comunidad

The Computer start upThe ‘school’ year is coming to a close in the rural communities we support. Getting 8 computers and a hot spot to Patahuasi was the best thing we could do during a pandemic. They have lost alot of learning opportunities but the computers helped make some of that up and created some excitement during these challenging times. We are committed to see them through the 2022 school year as well as pursuing two vocational projects for post secondary life. One project involves baking...

 

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Patawasi students receive their first computers

Posted May 31, 2021 @ 9:55am | by Comunidad

Comunidad has remained committed to the students in rural Ayacucho who lost a whole year of class. As we were slowly moving towards stepping out of Peru and hoping to focus on looming issues in this country, the timing for that would have undone so much progress we were able to contribute to over the past two decades, especially in the community of Patawasi. Covid shut done education entirely in this area. We are making up for a lost year with the purchase of 7 used quality desk...

 

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The school year has started

Posted March 24, 2021 @ 11:59am | by Comunidad

Mid March is the start of the 2021 school year. As last year didn’t happen at all for many of our rural students, we are hopeful that this year will be productive. The communities in the Ayacucho district started with virtual classes until mid April when they will start 3 days a week in person class. Fundacion Comunidad’s role is extremely important as we continue our focus on providing nutritional lunches. A hearty and tasty lunch is another reason to make the long trek to class,...

 

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