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News from Huchuy Yachaq, end of April 2022

At the Hermanos Ayar neighborhood social center, the Las Hormiguitas kindergarten has welcomed children for a new academic year in the beginning of March. How joyful it is to start back at a normal rhythm after the two years disturbed by Covid-19. The school and social center’s directors share with you some news and impressions about the first day of school of the year. A big step has also been ...
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Mama Killa

The opening of the Mama Killa craft workshop: bags and accessories manufacturing process training for the empowerment of women in the Hermanos Ayar neighbourhood In August 2019, Los Chicos de Cusco received 15k euros from the Occitanie Region in France to help create an artisanal jewellery workshop in the Hermanos Ayar district of Santiago de Cusco. As an income-generating activity, this wor...
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Back-to-school news at Picol, May 2022

Yovana, the director of the Picol public primary school we’ve been supporting since 2013, provides an insight into how the first weeks since the beginning of the school year on March 28 are progressing: face-to-face interactions and tutoring classes. “We’ll be starting a tutoring program tomorrow. Six hours will be dedicated every week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1.30 to 3.30pm. A ...
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From ASVIN school to university: the journey of two young men Los chicos de Cusco followed

Victor Abel and Victor Raoul are twins issued from an unprivileged family. Orphans since they’re 8 years old, they’ve been raised by their auntie. The brothers studied at the ASVIN school founded at the time our association was created and are sponsored by a French couple via us. Victor Abel and Victor Raoul at the ASVIN school in August 2010 Both sweet and lively kids that we had met at AS...
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Individual sponsorship permanency of October 30, 2021

Marlene (coordinator for the individual sponsorship in Peru) and Anne-Lise (in charge of the individual sponsorship in France) organised a meeting on Saturday, 30th October 2021. They could meet about twenty sponsored children and gave them some financial support. Children and parents came in turn for sanitary reasons.The sponsored children they met are still going to elementary school, secondary...
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Cusco, still impacted by the covid-19 crisis (November 2021)

After a second wave of deadlu Covid, Peru finally breates The health situation has improved considerably over the past few weeks and in all regions suspended the most restrictive measures. Wearing the mask is mandatory indoors and outdoors, and even often a double mask is required especially for public transport (two masks worn on each other or a mask with a visor).       &nbs...
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2021 Activity report of the social center Hychuy Yachaq

Written by Marlene – director of Huchuy Yachaq, november 2021 The situation in Cusco and the beneficiary population The government lifted almost entirely the restrictions. There are still no courses in schools, although in the private sector some courses have already taken place face-to-face. The economic activities carried out by parents are as follows: trade, street trade, informal trade. Even...
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