Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival

by Chicuchas Wasi
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Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival
Educate 120 Girls in Cusco for Economic Survival

Project Report | Mar 4, 2024
After 37 yrs success, CW is challenged now.

By Diana Rae Lewis | Founder & President

Teacher Haide with her students
Teacher Haide with her students

I begin this news update with a heavy heart.

The 2024 Peruvian School year begins next week on March 4, and 100 girl students are all ready to begin class again after the summer holiday. The normal back to school excitement is once again in the air. During the summer break out teachers were busy preparing workbooks for their students and taking the annual academic teacher's class on the latest professional information and also enjoyed some free personal downtime. 

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OUR CHALLENGE NOW!
The difficult news on the Maria school is hard to share. It is disappointing that 2024 will be our second school year that the Maria co-ed school has been ready to receive students, but did not have a single student register. The reason could be many: economic belt-tightening of many families struggling with the cost inflation of daily basics like food; we need a professional (and pricy) marketing expert skilled in new school start-ups to attract parents of future college bound students to our modern new Maria School. We will hire one now.

FUTURE RISK FOR CHICUCHAS WASI SCHOOL for girls - no charge to poor families: 
We have entered a crisis mode since the financial plan going forward for the Chicuchas Wasi school for girls has counted on the expected income from the Maria school to support both school operating budgets. We expected that Maria school would have been generating some income the last two years, but we have had zero income.A new required Ministry of Ed document is now required.

THE IMMEDIATE  FINANCIAL PLAN FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS:
Ruth is searching now for a marketing specialist for start-up new schools we desperately need to motivate parents to enroll their boys and girls to our tuition based Maria school.

Economically, we have the operating funds for the 2024 school year. Thirty years ago I created an emergency fund and we will need to spend it to keep school open through 2025. That is all there is without the Maria plan income. We will be dependent on our supporters to donate to buy a bit of time to get the Maria school enrolled.

https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/educate-120-poor-girls-in-cusco-for-economic-survival/

                Chicuchas Wasi School for Girls says

                                 THANK YOU 
Your continued support makes the difference!
 

CW's future when the (tuition-based ) 'Maria Tuition School' classes are filled, will be self-supporting in Cusco. Covid upset our plans to open the Maria school in 2021 due to strict lock-down that lasted 2 years. We will be enrolling Maria School's new students hopefully during this March 2024 school year.


NOTE: I Thank you all for hanging in there with us. We have a little way to go yet but the impact of our work is self evident in the success of our girls...some are at the university 

Student sharing her work with class
Student sharing her work with class
Youngest students showing special off ponchos
Youngest students showing special off ponchos
Kinder girls dressed to the nines Cusco style
Kinder girls dressed to the nines Cusco style
Dancing on day of Cusco
Dancing on day of Cusco
CW school for girls at no cost to family
CW school for girls at no cost to family
The tuition-based Maria School ready for students
The tuition-based Maria School ready for students

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Chicuchas Wasi Celebrates with gratitude for 37 yrs

By Diana Rae Lewis | Founder & President

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Chicuchas Wasi

Location: Sonoma, California - USA
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Project Leader:
Diana Rae Lewis
Board President
Sonoma , CA United States
$316,652 raised of $355,000 goal
 
2,954 donations
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