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Great news from the North!

Book donation Book Aid International Thanks to the partnership that Añañau has with Intouch Global Foundation from England, we received a wonderful donation of books from the organization Book Aid International this year. Book Aid International is the largest international charity from the UK for book donation and library development. They believe that books have […]

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Global Week to #Act4SDGs

Our world and our future are under threat from persistent poverty, growing inequality, and the climate crisis.  We’ve made some progress but nowhere near enough to deliver on the promises made by all nations in 2015 to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and create a future […]

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Student’s Day

September 23th is a very important day in the school year in Peru. That is because ‘Student’s Day’ is celebrated on this day and coincides with the moment when spring also starts here. In Peru, all schools (colegios), colleges, institutes, universities, etc. celebrate this student and youth day with music concerts on some city squares, […]

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The project in Huancaro

Finally the day we had been looking forward to for so long arrived and we are happy to introduce you the new children of Añañau! Full of expectations and eager to get started and help these children as well, we started the project at the school in Huancaro. 23 children who fill our hearts with their smiles […]

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Flying kites and huatia

During the month of July there are two weeks of school holidays in Peru every year. Just like during the long vacation in January and February, we provide a lot of fun activities for the children to relax and we also practice extra on the difficulties that the children encounter for certain subjects at school. […]

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July 28th Independance Day of Peru

Every 28th of July we celebrate Independence Day in Peru. 198 years ago, General José de San Martín declared the independence of the country. Thus a new Peru was born that was governed by authorities democratically elected by the people. With these words the independence was declared: “From this moment on Peru is free and […]

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Great news from the North!

Goodbye tía Joy In the spring we said goodbye to Joy Meesens who worked with us in the coordination of the project for 6 months. Joy is a primary school teacher and, in addition to performing tasks in the project coordination, she also helped with the development of educational materials and methods for the activities […]

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Inauguration new school building in Huancaro

Education is a very important factor for the progress of people and society, but the great gap that exists in Peru between state education and private education and in the educational infrastructure has a huge impact on the quality of education and the learning process of children. The Luis Vallejo Santoni primary public school in […]

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Inti Raymi and the celebrations of Cusco

Like every year in June, it’s the celebration of the city of Cusco. The activities started with the typical dances of all schools, institutions, universities, private and state institutions until the arrival of Corpus Christi on June 19, the day on which all the saints and virgins of the different districts of the city go […]

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Week of the children’s rights

As part of the educational activities within the project and promoting the participation and empowerment of the children on the basis of the guidelines of the SDGs (the global sustainable development goals), we held in the second week of June in Añañau the “Week of the children’s rights”. Thanks to the worked-out dynamics of Lotte […]