The new school year has just begun and Alma has been out in the field attending many parents’ assemblies to get our projects ready for 2015! Some of the communities are the same as last year, but there are many new projects in new communities almost ready to begin as well. One of the new […]
On a recent trip to Cusco, I had the privilege of accompanying Ian McGroarty and his assistant Octavio on his visits to two of the Alma Foundation projects. We visited the Colcha and the Cochirhuay communities and Ian spoke with the teachers and students about the projects for this year. It was very evident by […]
Click to read the final evaluation (in Spanish) for our Sihua project / Leer más (en Español): Project Update – Sihua – January 2015
Click to read the latest update / Leer más: Project Update – Pampacucho – January 2015 (en Español y Ingles)
Click here to read the most recent update from our Alalay project.
Click here to read the most recent update from our Kiya Survivors project.
Click to read the Project Outline: Pampacucho
When I was at Camino Nuevo (run by our partner Manos Unidas) in Cusco last Fall I met this really cute little guy named Gabriel. Gabriel came to Camino Nuevo on his mother’s back when he was three years old and not yet talking. His Mom begged the teachers to teach him to talk. Apparently […]
For the latest update, click here: El Manguare – Feb 2015 (en Español)
For the latest project update, click here: Manos Unidas – Jan 2015 (in English)
James, Yoshua, Milton and Fabrizio were the four newest participants of our Inclusion program, starting the full inclusion program at CEIP “Piagetano” in the 5 year old class in March. Three of the four boys are on the autism spectrum with a range of cognitive and social abilities. The experience confirmed our theory of ” […]
Our program director in Peru, Ian McGroarty, was visiting his family a few weeks ago in the United States and came up to Toronto for 24 hours to attend our Board of Directors strategy session. We used his visit as an excuse to have an informal party for volunteers here so that they could hear […]
I recently had the chance to escape the rain in Cusco and head out to the Amazon rainforest to take the early steps of getting to know different communities, talk to them about the barriers they face to high quality education, and hear their ideas for possible solutions. It is always a great experience getting […]