Partner Projects

Tahuantinsuyo Youth Centre

The Tahuantinsuyo Youth Centre provides a space where kids can go after school to eat lunch, get help with homework, receive academic tutoring, and have a safe place to wait for their parents to get home from work.  Unfortunately, due to budget cuts, the funding for the project from a previous foundation was eliminated three years ago. The […]

Centro Yanay

Centro Yanay, or “Suyacuyhuan Yachasun” (which roughly translates as “Learning for Hope” in Quechua) aims to provide educational and vocational assistance to at-risk populations of young and teenage girls in Cuzco by opening an occupational center aimed exclusively at their needs. Official courses, certified by the Ministry of Education, will be offered in cosmetology, computation, […]

Sariry Foundation: Bolivia

In the Tilata slum, outside of the city of El Alto, the Alma Foundation has teamed up the Sariry Foundation to work towards the educational and personal development of 500 children who live in the area. The Sariry Foundation works with at-risk youths in their own classrooms in Tilata and in the area’s schools. Activities […]

ALALAY Foundation: Bolivia

The Alma Children’s Education Foundation has teamed up with the ALALAY Foundation to reinsert some of La Paz, Bolivia’s homeless children, commonly known as “street children”, into school. The project will directly support 121 children enter and perform in public school by contracting one full-time and one part-time teacher/mentor and purchasing school uniforms and materials […]

Biblioteca Kallpanchis, HoPe Project

The Library Kallpanchis is a long-running project set up by the community of Villa Maria in the Northern suburbs of the city of Cusco and the organization HoPe (Holanda-Perú), which has requested the assistance of the Alma Foundation to continue running the project. It started when a group of young people from the community won […]

Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program

  Only 4% of children with disabilities in Cusco receive education. Our partner project, Manos Unidas is working to change this. is a registered Peruvian Non-Profit Organization that founded the first and only private/non-for-profit school for Special Education in Cusco, el “Centro de Educacion Basica Especial Particular “Camino Nuevo” in 2009. Manos Unidas is a […]

El Manguaré

El Manguaré was founded in 2009 with the mission to better the quality of life of children in the most vulnerable neighborhoods of the city of Iquitos. Iquitos is the capital city of the region of Loreto, which is the poorest performing region in Peru in reading comprehension and mathematical reasoning. Therefore, El Manguaré works […]

Asociación La Restinga – Academic Reinforcement Project

The Asociación La Restinga works towards the improvement of educational quality and graduation rates in the city of Iquitos. La Restinga and Alma are joined forces in 2015 in order to assure the continuation and expansion of La Restinga’s Academic Reinforcement program. Alma hired 2 full-time educators and provided educational materials in order to implement […]