Exciting internship projects

From January 2022, we received several trainees again from Belgium whom we guided during an abroad internship in the project. We are very happy that this is possible again after the difficult times we went through due to Corona and when traveling to Peru wasn’t possible. By collaborating with students from different courses, we can […]

Photography volunteer Patricio Fuentes

During the month of March we received the wonderful support of local professional photographer Patricio Fuentes. Patricio is specialized in audiovisual imaging and wanted to help the organization by doing interventions in filming and photography to make a register of the project activities and a video about Añañau’s live-changing work. During various days he has […]

Añañau winner 4th Pillar film competition

With the beautiful short film with the testimony of Valentina, one of the mothers of the project, made by Jeremi Vanderstichele and Arnout Debyser, Añañau won the 4th Pillar film competition! The 4th Pillar is an umbrella organization in Flanders for citizens’ initiatives for development cooperation that are undertaken worldwide. On the Day of the […]

Inauguration primary school in Huancaro

We finally got some great news in Peru! With the start of the new school year schools are reopening again after 2 years for face-to-face education. Also the primary school in Huancaro that Añañau supports is receiving their pupils again and proudly got inaugurated on Monday the 14th of March. With the organization we are […]

Vacation program 2022

With the start of the new year, at Añañau as well we started again with all the projectactivities on the 10th of January hereby starting as well our vacational program that takes place every year during the months of January and February as it is the summer holidays here in Peru. The children attend the […]

The making of the docu ‘I speak Quechua’

Milagros Gárate Rivera is a Communication student at the National University San Antonio Abad of Cusco. During the past few months she did an internship in the project in the field of Communication for Development. Together with the children, she carried out various assignments and participatory activities for Añañau’s cultural blog. Its aim is to […]

Great news messages!

Suri, Carla and Marisabel turned 15! In August, we celebrated, according to tradition in Peru, the birthday of three of the girls who turned 15! It is so wonderful to watch the children grow up year after year and see them turn into beautiful young adolescents. For so many years, Suri, Marisabel and Carla have […]

A cheerful Christmas celebration

With great excitement, all the children looked forward to Añañau’s big Christmas celebration! This annual tradition could now finally take place again with the whole group on the project itself. A few weeks in advance, the Christmas tree was set up together with the children and the classrooms were beautifully decorated. And when the lights […]

Excursion to Raqayraqayniyuc

After so much time we could finally go out again and have a beautiful day together in group! This time during our annual trip we hiked straight up from the project in San Jeronimo into the mountains to the newly restored ruins of the archaeological site of Raqayraqayniyuc at almost 3500m altitude! And afterwards we […]

Celebrating the SDG’s!

Happy #SDGs Birthday! No poverty No hunger Health Education Gender equality Water Energy Work Industry No inequalities Sustainable cities Responsible consumption Climate action Life below water Life on land Peace Partnerships On the 24th of September we celebrated the anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals, the so-called SDG’s. With everything that is happening in the […]