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 | Aug 7, 2023
CW celebrates Peru Independence Day

By Diana Rae Lewis | Founder and President

July 28 all over Peru is celebrated
July 28 all over Peru is celebrated

All Peru celebrated Peruvian Independence Day - Rae Lewis

We use theater that includes the entire student body in age-related scenes, to teach our girls their Peruvian Andean culture and share this history with the audience. CW girls dressed up and acted out the life of the early inhabitants of Andean Peru. All students and the audience learn by watching this presentation by CW girls the discovery of fire and agriculture. 

Also each year we celebrate our popular Festival of Food  to showcase the diversity of food of Peru. Included is a competition of regional dishes prepared Kiosk style by CW mothers and judged by a local chef who picks the winner. Small plates are then sold to the audience waiting in line. Prior to the event, the mothers choose their region and a dish for the competition. They create a list of ingredients needed, and borrow from the director Ruth the money to buy the food needed. Mothers are given Instructions to keep good records to later identify the profit after paying back the loan to the director Ruth. This is a win-win exercise with so many lessons for all to learn. The profits from each class kiosk will be added up and will purchase something that the winning class needs. 

The girls create the regions costumes, dress up and dance in front of the booth of their classroom.  The community loves this event and everyone learns something. Every student plays a role to fit their grade.

Chicuchas Wasi financial shortfall
 
The Chicuchas Wasi bank balance is $50,538.41usd today. To complete the 2023 school year's remaining 5 months we will need approximately $70,000usd. The dollar exchange rate is down affecting us, as gas, and food basics go up along with a few unplanned administrative expenses for the ministry of education with nothing left for our small Graduation and Christmas celebrations.
I plan to transfer $33,100 today to hold the school through October, leaving CW bank balance at $17,438. Final school funding for 2023 is $36,900usd to Jan. leaving us a shortfall of approx. $20,000 to complete the school year. 
If you can Please Donate.
 
*SAVE THIS DATE **NOV 4** 
Always optimistic!: Our first California in-person fundraiser since covid is on Nov.4.2023. Join us for a fun filled Peruvian Holiday Bazar & 37yr anniversary celebration of CW. Ruth, Efrain, Gloria from Cusco will be here. Please come join us-latin music-try salsa, snacks, shop for holiday gifts. Please DONATE

While I was in Cusco, the team and I planned the event and shopped to purchase a wide collection of beautiful unique gifts for your holiday shopping at our Peruvian Holiday Bazarin California

**Maria School business plan to support CW school for girls **

Soon we will generate the income to support the Maria school as well as the Chicuchas Wasi school for girls as Maria student enrollment grows.

Cusco parents who demand quality private school education for their college bound children, plan to educate them at competitive foreign and national universities. We really need your donations now for the March 2024 start-up for longevity success in Peru. This is the perfect business for CW.org as the demand is high. Covid permanently closed down many private schools that were functioning unregulated in small rented buildings before Covid. The CW Maria school is a beautiful modern and colorful primary school built to deliver quality education and welcomed by the Ministry of Education.

Meanwhile please help us keep the CW girls school open. Until the Maria School enrollment is generating enough income, we will still need your support to maintain the Chicuchas Wasi School for girls that we continue to deliver at no charge to our poor families. Please see budget and donate. Thank you so much for the gift of education for girls. See images of CW Girls school and the new Maria School. We have achieved much in 37 years. THANK YOU

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. Covid upset our plans to open the Maria school in 2020 due to strict lock-down and political gov changes. We are READY & will be enrolling Maria School's new students for March 2024 school year.

NOTE: 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 today. 

PLEASE DONATE       
https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/send-disadvantaged-rural-girls-to-school-in-peru/
THANK YOU

Read the CW STORY
"JUMP ON THE LOVE TRAIN"
a fundraiser to EDUCATE GIRLS
WWW.chicuchaswasi.org/book/
100% of the proceeds go to the school
Thank you

Girls act out their cultural heritage
Girls act out their cultural heritage
Kindergarten girls dance
Kindergarten girls dance
Inca era ritual acted out by 6th grade
Inca era ritual acted out by 6th grade
Acting out the early inhabitants of Cusco
Acting out the early inhabitants of Cusco
Mothers act out region dress at food Kiosk
Mothers act out region dress at food Kiosk
Mothers food kiosk for their region
Mothers food kiosk for their region
Girls speak their stories..their part in play
Girls speak their stories..their part in play
Our dancers dance for each region
Our dancers dance for each region
THIS IS GOING TO BE FUN-JOIN US
THIS IS GOING TO BE FUN-JOIN US
2023 year budget
2023 year budget

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Chicuchas Wasi

Location: Sonoma, California - USA
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Twitter: @chicuchaswasi
Project Leader:
Diana Rae Lewis
Board President
Sonoma , CA United States
$317,715 raised of $355,000 goal
 
2,974 donations
$37,285 to go
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