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News from Huchuy Yachaq

May 31st 2020 “We have great courage and the desire to accompany families…” As you read in the last Cusco-Express, Peruvian homes have been confined since March 16. While here in Europe, we finally breathe, the South American continent becomes the new epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Peruvian government recently extended the lockdown until 30 June and schools could remain closed unt...
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News from Picol

15 june 2020 "The most important is the physical and mental health of children and their parents" The Picol elementary public school is located in the district of San Jeronimo in the south-east of the city of Cusco, in an area of peri-urban altitude, at the foot of Mount Picol. At the beginning of the school year in March, 134 children from of six and twelve were enrolled in Picol school. The ...
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“Tiempo libre”, a positive and construction experience

In January and February 2020, the entire team of the Huchuy Yachaq social centre was mobilised to offer children from the Puquin sector in the Santiago de Cusco district, a program intended to promote the development of children and teenagers within their family, the society and their community. A total of 70 children and teenagers, aged from 6 and 16 and mostly from the Hermanos Ayar, San...
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Schooling of sponsored youth since 2007

The association Los Chicos de Cusco has been created in 2007 together with a system of child sponsorship that was set up to finance the ASVIN school project in the Pillao Matao district, at the time disadvantaged. During our coordination mission (November-December 2019), we spent some hours for sponsored young people attending college, high school or university. It’s not always easy to find spons...
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Christmas in Cusco

Los Chicos de Cusco
The school year ends at the end of December in Peru. The last days of school are strongly imbued with the Christmas spirit. Overview of traditions and highlights in schools: Creative Christmas activities Who says Christmas, says manual activities on Christmas theme.Painting, colouring, modelling pastes,…Creations that everyone could proudly bring home Chocolatada Tradition has it th...
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Aude and Gauthier, volunteers in Huchuy Yachaq

Since we are convinced that education is the key to provide a good environment for the development of children and since we are deeply motivated to act on the ground, we were very happy that Amandine, vice president of "Los Chicos de Cusco ", accepted our wish to be volunteers for 7 weeks between October and November 2018. We left our daily work as engineers in the prevention of industrial ri...
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Coordination – mission (2018)

We, Amandine (Vice-President) and Christine (President), spent a few weeks in Cusco (from November 17th to December 7th, 2018) to meet our partners at the structures we are supporting, as well as the families and children who benefit from the activities supported by Los Chicos de Cusco. Our goals: Evaluate the projects carried out in 2018 with the managers and the teaching staff of each...
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