Chicuchas Wasi

We promote gender equality, self-esteem and human dignity for indigenous girls of rural Cusco, Peru, by educating, empowering and preparing them for economic independence and unlimited opportunity.

Chicuchas Wasi
PO Box 1043
Forestville, California 95436
United States
707-939-7162
http://www.chicuchaswasi.org/
 BRIDGE Number: 8125243885

Founder and Board President

Diana Rae Lewis

Board of Directors

Isabel Craft, Rae Lewis, Mary Salfi, Rosa G Lewis, Elizabeth Woods

Project Leaders

Diana Rae Lewis

Mission

We promote gender equality, self-esteem and human dignity for indigenous girls of rural Cusco, Peru, by educating, empowering and preparing them for economic independence and unlimited opportunity.

Programs

*Free primary grade education at CW School for Girls has 105 students (Kindergarten through 6th grade) includes: group problem solving, reinforcing female value and intelligence, personal integrity, values, personal self-esteem, and human dignity. *Daily nutritious hot meal for every student mid-morning to enable concentration and focus on studies and maintain healthy bodies * Transportation program to deliver girls safely to and from school to a central location in school van. Attendance is 99% with transportation provided to families unable to pay bus fares * Parent classes, teacher's classes: to educate adult women of the women's issues, finding voice, women's rights, Domestic conflict solutions without violence, resources for bigger issues, empowerment and co-operative problem solving in groups, creating change. * School participation in important awareness events: International Day of the Girl-our students made signs and marched together up and down the streets with megaphones telling families they are girls going to school to realize their dreams; March Against 'Violence to Women and Girls' day with school made signs* Free Dental care in school by local dentist for all students for school year 2013 *Require parent participation in daughters achievement events: Science presentation of ecological projects by students for family and friends* Art classes for all students. CW provides connection to outside resources for individuals and families for domestic violence issues, community group classes training for employment, health, legal assistance, etc,

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Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2016: $136,573
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $136,573
  • Other funding sources: Individual donors, small group donors.
  • Religious Affiliation: none

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