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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 […]

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Welcome Eva and Raquel!

Since we will soon start the second project of Añañau in the primary school of Huancaro, we have also welcomed two new teachers to our team. Eva and Raquel are both primary school teachers and work in the morning at a primary school in Cusco. In the afternoon, they assist the primary and pre-primary school […]

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Añañau starts second project in Huancaro

Great news! Since 2017 Añañau has been cooperating with a local primary school in the deprived area of ​​Huancaro in Cusco working together on the quality of education through the exchange of experiences, teaching methods, educational materials and innovation. The school is part of the state education, this means that there are large shortages in […]

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Great news from the North!

Cooperation from Intouch Global Foundation Since last year Añañau is receiving support from Intouch Global Foundation from England. During a trip to Peru last year, they got to know the project and the foundation decided to include a project from South America and to cooperate with Añañau. Intouch Global Foundation is a foundation that substantively […]