Educate a child, Empower a mother in rural Peru

 
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Families planting a tree in our school

Families planting a tree in our school
On our first anniversary the families were helping to dig a hole, for our project " Tierra de Ninos", to plant a "Floripondio" tree, in order for the kids take care of her. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kids helping to plant our tree

Kids helping to plant our tree
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Families and their kids helping to plant a tree

Families and their kids helping to plant a tree
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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)

Percy

Percy
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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)

Bag game with the kids

Bag game with the kids
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Plastic bottles contest

Plastic bottles contest
The teams were supposed to fill up two plastic bottles with plastic bags, in order to make ecological bricks later on. (view small | med | large | orig)

Push the rope game

Push the rope game
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Parents playing mimics

Parents playing mimics
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Project Leader

Guillermina Sanchez

Ollantaytambo, Cusco Peru

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