Great news from the North!

Donation from vzw Zuiderlicht In June, the non-profit association Zuiderlicht from Belgium once again surprised the 6 projects it supports with a wonderful donation. Zuiderlicht is a second-hand shop in Genk to support projects in the South (South America, Africa and Asia), which is run entirely by volunteers. Beautiful donated clothing items are sold at […]

Celebrations of Cusco and Inti Raymi

After 2 long years of waiting, we were finally able to celebrate the celebrations of Cusco again with great joy, culminating in el Inti Raymi or the festival of the Sun.  The days of May were endless as all the institutions secretly prepared their best costumes and dances to honor their beloved Cusco.  Finally the […]

Crisis in Peru

The past two years have been moments of struggle for Peru against the health crisis, as for other countries in the world. While the country has been able to reduce deaths and infections from COVID-19 nationally, the political and economic context is not conducive to getting out of this national crisis.  Peru is going through […]

Fortifying cooperation school Huancaro

During the months of May and June we still have been working very hard with the children on remediation to improve the delays and difficulties that they are having due to the pandemic in their educational levels. It is really going back to the import basics of the different courses and skills, certainly for mathematics […]

Occupational therapy trainees in Añañau

From April untill June the following trainees joined our team and worked out a specific internship project for the organization.  Sarah, Iris, Alysha and Nico are four occupational therapy students from the University college Thomas More in Geel (Belgium) and they came to Peru to do an abroad internship with the organization before graduating in June. […]

Meet Nieves and Griela!

We would like to introduce you our two new teachers Nieves and Griela at the project of San Jeronimo! Both graduated as teachers from the local university in Cusco and joined the Añañau team with great enthusiasm. Griela and Nieves work at a local school in Cusco in the morning and in the afternoon they assist the […]

Great news from the North!

Calendars for Añañau from the Dewel family Also this year Koen Dewel, his wife Wakana and his children Yordi, Taiki and Maya. were very determined to do something beautiful for the support of the project. They put their efforts together and with the whole family they sold a huge amount of calendars of Añañau to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]