Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program

Manos Unidas – 2016 Review

  Impact measurement is extremely important to Alma. To learn about the impact measurements and success stories from the Manos Unidas project in 2016, please review the Document H. If you have any questions about the project, please email

Supporting the 4% – Manos Unidas

Only 4% of children with special needs in Cusco receive formal education. Alma supports Manos Unidas because they are working to change this statistic every day. Started in 2008, they are the first non-profit education centre for children with special needs. As my sister had special needs, this cause has always been very close to […]

Michael Jordan at Manos Unidas!

Ok, maybe this is not the 6 ‘ ft tall basketball player you know but, really, his name is Michael Jordan – and he is the FIRST Manos Unidas  student working in a Cusco hotel.  When you arrive at Ninos Hotel, you will be greeted by Michael. He will open the door, help you carry in your luggage and lead […]

Project Update: Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program – April 2014

MANOS UNIDAS INCLUSIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 After a very successful first year of including 16 special needs children with highly trained accompanying teachers into the public school system in 2013, the Manos Unidas Inclusive Education Program continues in 2014 with more children and more schools. The 16 students and teachers […]

A little perspective…

February is Kindergarten registration month in Toronto.  I have found the whole process to be incredibly stressful, wringing my hands over questions like:  Is our home school good enough?  Should we put our names in for one of the “alternative” schools? Montessori?  Should I enrol him at all?  Will he have access to the resources […]