Happiness is…

Happiness is riding in the back of a pick up truck with the kids from Pacopata! I was out in Paruro valley yesterday (5 hours from Cusco) visiting our projects. School was cancelled in Cochirhuay but that didn’t stop kids from walking for up to 90 minutes to come to our biblioteca project.  Seeing their […]

Recent visit to the Colcha and the Cochirhuay communities

 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 […]

Project Update: Cochirhuay – October 2014

On Thursday, October 9th, we gave the students a reading comprehension exam to get a baseline for their individual levels at the beginning of the project. In December, we will give them a similar exam and compare. The project officially began on Monday, October 13th. We brought our hired teacher, Sonia, to the school during […]