Current Projects


28 de Julio NEW

  The “Biblioteca” project in 28 de Julio (Loreto, Peru) aims to improve the community’s 20 primary school students’ (grades 4, 5, and 6) educational performance by offering reinforcement workshops in the afternoon. The workshops take advantage of working outside of regular school hours by complimenting the more formal education they receive in the classroom […]


Las Palmeras

The road to Las Palmeras is almost always wet and often impassable. This year we got lucky, it was dry and we arrived late in the evening, had a sandwich and fell asleep in our tents. I was awakened by men yelling “aqua aqua”! Their well had gone dry and they had been drilling around […]


Meet Melani from Tahuantinsuyo

Melani is a five year old girl who is currently in the first grade of primary school. She attends our partner project Tahuantinsuyo. She is creative, loving, and has a good sense of humour. Melani has six siblings all of whom are cared for by her mother Doña Julián. Mrs. Julián is a cook at the Tahuantinsuyo Community […]


Lacco Computer Project

As technology becomes ever more integral in all levels of education and in every aspect of daily life, children without access to technological education are increasingly disadvantaged. When added to the many economic and social obstacles already present for children from rural indigenous communities in Peru, the lack of access to technology is detrimental to […]


Manguita Computer Project

  In 2016 we ran a very successful primary school academic reinforcement project in this small community in the Beni (amazonian jungle area) of Bolivia. This year, 2017, we are building on that success by implementing a computer program. As technology becomes ever more integral in all levels of education and in every aspect of […]


Cotoca Computer Project

  In 2016, we ran a very successful primary school academic reinforcement project in this small community in the San Andres district of Beni, Bolivia. This year, 2017, we are building on that success by implementing our computer program in the secondary school. As technology becomes ever more integral in all levels of education and […]


Alma Kids

Alma Kids is a new initiative by Alma, focused on inspiring children in Toronto to make a difference. Alma Kids will participate in leadership development events where they learn how to make an impact abroad as well as in their local communities. They will have the opportunity to communicate in Spanish with children from Latin […]


Vargas Guerra

The “Biblioteca” project in Vargas Guerra aims to improve the community’s 30 primary school students’ educational performance by offering reinforcement workshops in the afternoon. The workshops will take advantage of working outside of regular school hours by complimenting the more formal education they receive in the classroom with a fun, creative, and flexible model reinforcing […]


Nuevo Miraflores

The “Biblioteca” project in Nuevo Miraflores aims to improve the community’s 27 primary school students’ (in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade) educational performance by offering reinforcement workshops in the afternoon. The workshops will take advantage of working outside of regular school hours by complementing the more formal education they receive in the classroom with a […]


Huathua Lagunas

The “Biblioteca” project in Huathua Lagunas improves the community’s 30 primary school students’ educational performance by offering reinforcement workshops in  the afternoon. The workshops complement the more formal education children receive in the classroom with a fun, creative, and flexible program that challenges students to think critically, creatively, and learn positive personal, social, and environmental […]


Chumpe

As technology becomes ever more integral in all levels of education and in every aspect of daily life, children without access to technological education are increasingly disadvantaged. When added to the many economic and social obstacles already present for children from rural indigenous communities in Peru, the lack of access to technology is detrimental to […]


Abtao

  As technology becomes ever more integral in all levels of education and in every aspect of daily life, children without access to technological education are increasingly disadvantaged. When added to the many economic and social obstacles already present for children from rural indigenous communities in Peru, the lack of access to technology is detrimental […]


Monte Cristo

Alma is starting a new education project in the very remote community of Monte Cristo. Monte Cristo is in the San Andres district of Bolivia. 22 families live in Montre Cristo. Their main economic activities are subsistence agriculture and fishing. There is no access to running water or electricity.  In Monte Cristo, we are implementing […]


Meet Yeraldine from Villa Alba

Yeraldine is a 5 year-old girl, from our early childhood stimulation program in Villa Alba. She is the third of four siblings. Her parents are Wilson and Yaneth. Yeraldine joined the Villa Alba program to support her learning when she was in the first grade. Prior to joining the program, Yeraldine had difficulty recognizing letters or numbers. […]