Monthly Archives: April 2014

Project Update: Suyacuyhuan Yachasun – April 2014

SUYACUYHUAN YACHASUN – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 La Beneficencia, the state-run umbrella institution that coordinates Cusco’s orphanages, changed its Director three times in the last five months. Nevertheless, the Vocational Center of our Suyacuyhuan Yachasun project will continue to train girls in computer and cosmetology skills from the three orphanages and the Casa Acojida […]

Project Update: Sihua Primary School:

SIHUA SCHOOL EXPANSION – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 After successfully expanding to and implementing the full six grades of primary school in Sihua last year, the 2014 Sihua School Expansion Project continues this year with only one teacher, Elva, who has worked with us since the first year of the project in 2012. The […]

Project Update: Patabamba Academy

PATABAMBA PRE-UNIVERSITY ACADEMY – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 In our third year of the Patabamba Pre-University Academy Project, the Alma Foundation together with the parents of Patabamba and Sihua are taking further steps to pass the project from Alma to the parents themselves. This year the Academy will again expand from 2 days of […]

Project Update: Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program – April 2014

MANOS UNIDAS INCLUSIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 After a very successful first year of including 16 special needs children with highly trained accompanying teachers into the public school system in 2013, the Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program continues in 2014 with more children and more schools. The 16 students and teachers […]

It’s official: Tuksa Biblioteca is open for business!

Last week the Alma Foundation and the community of Tuksa officially inaugurated the Tuksa Biblioteca Project. The entire community turned out for the event, as well as the primary school’s two teachers, representatives from the District Municipality of Combapata, and elected leaders from neighboring communities. On the surface, it was a celebration to mark the beginning […]