Closing the year with the mothers

On Friday the 16th of December we celebrated the last day of the year at the project before closing for the end-of-year holidays. This is the only period in the year the project is closed for the children and the mothers as most of them travel to their remote communities in the mountains to spend […]

Traineeships and cooperation with local students

Añañau does not only receive abroad students during an internship at the projects in Cusco, but also works together with several faculties/courses from the National University of Cusco. Students come to do voluntary work as part of their course to serve a local good cause such as Añañau’s association, and we also work closely together […]

Taking better care of the environment

After several months of coordination and many meetings, we started our great project at the Huancaro school “Caring for our environment for a better world”. Under the coordination of the Añañau team, Andre Lopes, intern from Brazil who took a master’s degree in Sustainability and the environment, the collaboration of the Communication for Development interns […]

Restart literacy program mothers

We are very happy that we have also been able to resume the participatory activities with the mothers of the children this year. Regular parent meetings were once again possible and the mothers now also come to the project again twice a week to take lessons themselves in the early evening. As you already know […]

Anniversary of the school in Huancaro

On the 19th of August, we celebrated the birthday of the primary school Luis Vallejo Santoni in Huancaro, where the second project of Añañau is located. Since 2018, Añañau has been collaborating with this local primary school in the deprived area of Huancaro in the city of Cusco. We were very happy that this event […]

Añañau’s annual field trip

Here you can see the atmospheric photos of our traditional annual excursion in July. This year we were finally able to reunite with all the children from both projects again and set out for a wonderful day with lots of sun, laughter and fun games!  It is our annual tradition during the school holidays to […]

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 […]

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 […]