Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru

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Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Donate trees to help impoverished families in Peru
Mr. Rodriguez  planted Three thousand trees
Mr. Rodriguez planted Three thousand trees

Currently we have a participation of 432 families, which are 90% of the rural population of 7 peasant communities (Alccasana, Ccahuaya baja, Chañi, Chimpa alccasana, Moro alccasana, Nueva esperanza and Sillota).

Water shortages, degraded grasslands and eroded soils are among the main difficulties faced by these communities. This situation generates poverty and migration of many families to other areas in search of better opportunities.


That is why we are working on the generation of healthy housing, prosperous businesses, recovery of degraded areas and reforestation. As a result, we already have 106 families with good healthy homes, 85 families with good pasture management, and 27 families with successful businesses. We have also installed forest nurseries with 170,000 seedlings, including pines and native plants, which will appear in the following campaigns; and one of the challenges we have is planting over 4300 meters above sea level, however, with the support and commitment of the families and the municipality we will be able to overcome it.

These advances motivate us to continue with the project and generate more development and reach more families in Pichigua.

Each tree requires frost protection
Each tree requires frost protection
Vegetable garden in Pichigua
Vegetable garden in Pichigua
Building shelves
Building shelves
New guinea pig farm
New guinea pig farm
Building a bigger tree nursery
Building a bigger tree nursery

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Improved finished kitchen - Mr. Wenceslao
Improved finished kitchen - Mr. Wenceslao

We started the Pachamama Raymi project in the District of Pichigua in December 2017. We have been working since January 2018 together with the contribution of the Municipality of Pichigua and our expert farmers, who show us the results obtained in these months of work.
Peer learning training has been conducted on the management and care of forest tree plantations in the field, in the management of Hypochlorite, among others, using audiovisual tools.

The development of healthy homes for peasant families began, elaborating improved kitchens, painting the houses, establishing separate rooms from the home environments, eliminating their waste in landfills, etc.
As for sustainable businesses, 3 action units have been determined according to their own resources: Guinea pig business, cattle business and Llamas business.The forest advances are very positive, there are a total of 207,200 forest trees produced between family and communal nursery gardens, being the Pine the species with the highest demand.

During this time we have managed to register 70% of families living in the Pichigua District to the Pachamama Raymi project. During the following months we will be observing major implementations in the three dimensions of sustainable development that are the pillars of our NGO's work.

Family bio-garden
Family bio-garden
Cupboard construction, Mr. Luis Rodriguez
Cupboard construction, Mr. Luis Rodriguez
Facade painting
Facade painting
Plants in the nursery garden  No.3
Plants in the nursery garden No.3
Health work in sheep of Ccahuaya
Health work in sheep of Ccahuaya
Course on organization between communities
Course on organization between communities

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Pachamama Raymi

Location: Cusco - Peru
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Cusco, Peru
$16,298 raised of $30,000 goal
 
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