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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Laptops for Añañau!

On the 11th of September we had the honour to receive Tony Selvaggio from eSmart Recycling and Omar Díaz from Guruexplorers at the project together with a group of young travelers via State of Unity bringing us a wonderful surprise. Tony and Omar had been setting up this amazing collaboration in the search of a […]

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Youth activity (gender) equality

A lot of the children we work with over the years have now become adolescents. As a project we need to adapt to their new reality. Puberty is a stage full of changes, fears, their bodies are changing. In this route, strengthening the connection between education and health, we prepared a sexual education workshop promoting […]

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Online volunteering

Be part of the change! Due to the circumstances of Covid-19, since April until now, and probably for quite some more time, Añañau as an organization will not be able to count on the support of new volunteers or students who come to help in the project here in Peru. This support means a lot […]

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Project week about SDGs

This year we started the new year at the project and also the holiday program with full force! Social work intern Lynn Cauwels worked out with the permanent team an interesting and interactive project week for the group of the older children about the sustainable development goals, the so-called SDGs of the 2030 Agenda, and […]

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My Equator project

Since October 2019 we have been participating at the Equator project with the group of older children from Añañau. My Equator is an international learning platform that allows children to grow together towards active global citizenship; it is an educational exchange platform between North and South via thematic videos of children around the world. The […]