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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 Non School Year of Covid

Posted September 3, 2020 @ 5:42pm | by Comunidad

The Non School Year of CovidThe school year in the Andes should have started mid March. It’s now eary Sept...they will have lost the academic year of 2020 by the time Dec comes. Having just spent time with many of the students last Nov, there was a-lot of excitement for their upcoming year. I was able to travel to the remote villages with a group of 12 board members and family. We took ideas and suggestions home to address a plan to improve some hygiene, nutrition & education issues for 2020.At this point...

 

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Bathroom Progress

Posted August 15, 2017 @ 9:39am | by Comunidad

Bathroom ProgressThe students of Patawasi are close to having a real functioning bathroom. Their health and hygene have been on ongoing concern. We are finally able to focus on this important issue.

 

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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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