Work in Peru since 2000, when we developed a project in the central Peruvian jungle to provide indigenous Ashaninka and Nomatchiguenga populations with improved access to education, building 35 bilingual schools and the ‘Aldea del Nino’ (Children’s Village) school in Mazamari.
In addition, since 2008 we support a comprehensive program aimed to low-income women in the region of Canete in order to improve their social conditions and their integration into the country’s economic activity.
- Local Partner: Tierra de Niños
- Number of Direct Beneficiaries: 365
- Number of Indirect Beneficiaries: 776
- Sponsor: Cajasol Obra Social
- Subsidised Cost: 75.029 €
- Total Cost: 124.604 €
Aim: Contribute to improving the quality of life of 345 people in Villa El Salvador, one of the poorest districts of the city of Lima, promoting a healthy lifestyle in the family, school and community; to reduce their situations social risk opportunities and capabilities to strengthen its personal and social development by increasing their social role to the favorable resolution of their fundamental wants and needs.
Achieved: This project has made it possible to improve the nutritional status of more than 150 children. In addition, 25 homes have been renovated for beneficiary families.
- Local partner: CONDORAY
- Number of Direct Beneficiaries: 2.280 women
- Nº de Beneficiarios indirectos: 11.400 families
- Sponsor: Generalitat Valenciana
- Subsidised Cost: 956.341 €
- Total Cost: 1.200.000 €
Aim: To provide integrated development to 2,280 girls and women with limited economic resources. These women belong to six districts of the province of Canete (Lima, Peru): San Luis, San Vicente de Canete, Cerro Azul, Imperial, Nuevo Imperial and Quilmana. With this project they will develop skills, generating income and improve their quality of life. In this way, an improvement is made to the family atmosphere.
- Local Partner: ARPI
- Number of direct beneficiaries: 910
- Number of Indirect beneficiaries 2.400
- Financing: Generalitat Valenciana
- Grant: 305.832 €
- Total cost: 499.648 €
The construction of 35 small schools for pre-school and primary school children in different indigenous communities along the Ene river in the central Amazon jungle of Peru. This project will contribute to solving the situation of physical neglect (food, clothing and a place to sleep), and human, social, educational and cultural neglect of the regions’ children and young people of La Selva Alta of Peru, mitigating the effects that are still felt among the most neglected victims of the Shining Path terrorist group and drug trafficking. The integral development of children is promoted, helping to eradicate poverty at source and promoting mental and physical development among the region’s children.
- Local Partner: Misión Franciscana
- No. of Direct Beneficiaries: 1.600
- No. of Indirect beneficiaries: 952 families
- Financing: AECID, Diputación de Valencia and Ayuntamiento de Madrid
- Grants: 583.492 €
- Total cost: 826.580 €
To implement the sustainable economic infrastructure in Mazamari necessary for the education of 1,600 Ashaninka children, mostly orphans of the Shining Path massacres of the 1980s and 1990s. 3 education centres have also been built in the Rio Ene indigenous communities of Samaniato, Pitsiquia and Meteni. 24 teachers and bilingual Ashaninka teachers have been given training.