Education for Girls from Rural Andean Communities

 
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Education for Girls from Rural Andean Communities

Education for Girls from Rural Andean Communities
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Girls of the Sacred Valley Project

Girls of the Sacred Valley Project
There are currently 10 girls living in thhese dormitory in Ollantaytambo. Coming to Ollantaytambo from various rural communities, the girls of the Sacred Valley Project call this dorm home. (view small | med | large | orig)

House Mom Helps Out

House Mom Helps Out
Maria, the SVP house mom, helps Yessenia and Carlota with their homework. Being the surrogate mother for 10 teenage girls can be quite a challenge, but Maria makes it seem easy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Working Together

Working Together
Nohemi, an older girl in the project, lends a helping hand to the younger students, Marisol and Nayda. Having girls of all ages in the dorm creates an inherent mentoring system. We love to see this! (view small | med | large | orig)

Self Esteem Workshop

Self Esteem Workshop
Sacred Valley Project conducts a series of workshops for our students. These workshops cover a variety of topics, including personal finances, interview tips, cultural awareness, and self esteem. (view small | med | large | orig)

A Trip Outside the Classroom

A Trip Outside the Classroom
Having the day off from school, the girls went on a short hike and enjoyed a picnic lunch. The girls were quick to raise their hands for some more chicken and potatoes! (view small | med | large | orig)

Dina

Dina
Dina is from the small community of Pallata. She would like to finish her secondary schooling, attend university, and become a math teacher. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nohemi

Nohemi
Nohemi is from Socma, a small village which is a 5 hour walk from Ollantaytambo. Nohemi likes to play volleyball, soccer, and some day hopes to visit the United States. (view small | med | large | orig)

Silvia

Silvia
One of the oldest girls in the dorm, Silvia walks 6 hours from the community of Huayllabamba to our Sacred Valley dorm. Silvia hopes to continue her education beyond high school to study tourism. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nayda

Nayda
Before becoming a part of SVP, Nayda used to walk 2 hours to school everyday, returning home at 8pm. Currently in eighth grade, Nayda one day hopes to become a doctor in order to help her community. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Sacred Valley Project

Montclair, New Jersey, United States
http://sacredvalleyproject.org

Project Leader

Alex Ball

Montclair, New Jersey United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Education for Girls from Rural Andean Communities