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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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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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