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Día del Estudiante

Every year, all schools in Peru celebrate the pupil’s day. It depends on each school exactly what is organized. They usually organize a party where all students dance, sing and play music. In the project, we celebrate the day of the students as well. This year we organized a party with nice music and tasty […]

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Meet Joy!

With the whole organization, we are very excited to introduce you our new team member in the coordination Joy Meesens! Joy recently completed her education as a primary school teacher at PXL University in Hasselt. She decided to return to Cusco after her internship in the project to assist us in the team and in […]

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Great news from the North!

NGO Kiyo and children’s rights Since August Añañau has stepped into a cooperation project with the organization KIYO from Belgium. KIYO works together with another non-profit organization that also works in Peru on the theme of children’s rights. Based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states that children have rights, KIYO, […]

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Excursion Inka museum

Thanks to the support of volunteer Ann, we have visited the beautiful Inka museum in Cusco with all the children and supervisors of the project. All the children were very enthusiastic and excited to see, for the first time, a place where the history and the culture of the Andes are still alive and to […]

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Great news from the North!

A makeover of the playground Fantastic news! Thanks to the support of many generous people who donated, we have been able to achieve the final amount of the crowdfunding and there is sufficient budget to give the whole playground of the project a makeover! In May we started with the help of interns Joy, Franne […]

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Meet Luz!

Luz is 5 years old and is one of the new children who come to the project every day since this year. She is one of the youngest children in the project and sits together at the table with an age companion. A nice duo to work with, but they are distracting masters! So, every […]

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Hydrotherapy in school for children with special needs

In addition to his own project work with children and families in San Jeronimo, Añañau also works together with other organizations in Cusco. Through the material help and sending volunteers we try to contribute with Añañau in the state hospital, some local schools, and other social projects. This is how Añañau also works together with […]

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The discussion tree

During the spring, Joy Meesens, a student in primary education, was on graduation internship in the project. For this she already did several internships in Belgium, including in a freinet school, and concluded that the education system in Peru is very different. Unfortunately, the teaching methods in Peru are still far behind, just like the […]

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Literacy program for adults

Most of the concerned parents from the local community, especially the mothers, speak Quechua and are illiterate. They never had the chance to go to school or have only been to primary school for a few years. So, they cannot read and write and therefore cannot support their children at a school level. A survey […]

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Great news from the North!

Sponsor run students College Sainte-Marie Mouscron On 30 April, 400 pupils (and teachers!) From the College Sainte-Marie from Mouscron ran a sponsor run to benefit of Añañau. To prepare them, the pupils had already attended a presentation about Añañau in advance and that day they all participated in the cross with great enthusiasm and ambiance. […]