Asociacion Civil Yachay Wasi Casa Cultural Ollantaytambo

YACHAY WASI is a Quechua expression (the ancient language of the Incas), which means "house of learning". This is what we have named this non-profit association, which hopes to open doors to culture and education, by inspiring an interest in reading, culture, sport, art and knowledge. Our mission is to complement and contribute to the formal and informal education of children and adolescents in the district of Ollantaytambo, offering various educational and recreational alternatives and activities. We are interested in forming people who are reflective, creative, critical, secure in themselves, motivated and balanced, transmitting to them good values and providing them with tool...

Bag game with the kids

Bag game with the kids
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Bag game

Bag game
The parents were playing the bag game with their kids. We had two teams : The " Apus" ( means mountain in Quechua ) and the " Intis" ( that means sun in Quechua ). The Apus won this game. (view small | med | large | orig)

Percy

Percy
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" Pago a la Pachamama"

" Pago a la Pachamama"
In Peru there is a tradition that before you start a project, or build a house, or plant a tree, you dig a hole where you put inside whatever you feel you want to offer to the Mother Earth. It can be money, food,other plants, incense, wood pieces, stones,between others. (view small | med | large | orig)

Families and their kids helping to plant a tree

Families and their kids helping to plant a tree
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