El Manguaré Project


We can make sure that no child is left behind

Yesterday I visited Alma’s partner project– El Manguare in the jungle region of Peru. El Manguare provides early childhood stimulation and first-grade preparation classes to children from the neighbourhood of Belen in Iquitos – one of the most economically impoverished neighbourhoods in Peru. In the visit I quickly learned that the living conditions are extremely […]


Video Feature – Annie’s story in Iquitos, Peru

Annie Villaran is a volunteer project manager, Board member and an amazing ambassador for Alma. She dedicates her expertise, time and passion to helping Alma’s education projects succeed. Annie recently went to visit Alma’s projects in Iquitos, Peru. She brought back many lessons and stories from her travel. Watch Annie share one of her incredible stories from the […]


El Manguaré (Peru)

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