Peru

Conclusion Of Restoration and Protection of Bofedales Project – Peru

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and The Chinjaya Foundation. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE and to read a progress report on this project, CLICK HERE. Preliminary Report The second phase of the Restoration and Protection of Bofedales Project began in August 2022 with activities to measure […]

Update on Restoration and Protection of Bofedales Project – Peru

2022 Mid Project Report To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The first phase of the Restoration and Protection of Bofedales Project was completed in the first half of 2022 and included coordination with the 5 communities participating in the project as well as an initial diagnostic of the area and vegetation […]

Restoration and Protection of Bofedales Project – Peru

Project Summary The Chijnaya Foundation was created in 2005 to support community-led projects in the Peruvian altiplano, with the goal of helping indigenous communities improve their economic and cultural well-being. Currently, the Foundation and its Peruvian counterpart organization, Pro-DIA, work with 30 Quechua communities to design and implement projects focused on health, education, and economic […]

Conclusion of Jachaspampa and San Pedro Sanitary Latrine Project – Peru

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Brianna Casciello.  To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. A brief summary of the completion report for Jachaspampa and San Pedro Sanitary Latrine Project – Peru follows: SCOPE OF PROJECT: The original scope of the project was to construct 40 […]

Jachaspampa and San Pedro Sanitary Latrine Project – Peru

Location Jachaspampa and San Pedro communities, Huayllan District, Pomabamba Province, Ancash Department, Peru Community Description Jachaspampa and San Pedro, with populations of 102 and 162 people respectively, are two of 16 small farming annexes of Huayllan. Both communities are entirely dependent on subsistence farming, mainly potato and wheat products. Both communities are highly impoverished and […]

Conclusion of Caserio Pativilca School Well Project – Peru

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Jacqueline Lauer. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a well at the Primary/Secondary School #11538 Pativilca as a source of water for drinking, sanitation, handwashing, and gardening. Jacqueline reports: I am happy to say that […]

Caserio Pativilca School Well Project – Peru

Location Caserio Pativilca, Pitipo District, Lambayeque Region, Peru Community Description Caserio Pativilca is a small, rural community located on the northern coast of Peru, near the city of Chiclayo. It has a population of about 800 people living in 150 households. It is located very near to the protected, dry forest “Bosque de Pomac”. Due […]

Conclusion of Fray Ramón Rojas High School Solar Pump Project – Peru

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Allison Schuster.  To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE.  The project was to purchase and install a solar water pump to transport water from the source to the bathroom and handwashing stations at the school. Allison reports: I picked up the […]

Fray Ramón Rojas High School Solar Pump Project – Peru

Location Santiago, Ica, Peru Community Description Santiago is the second biggest district in the department of Ica  on the coast of Peru. Founded in 1870, Santiago has 46,000 habitants in the district and 7,500 habitants in the center of Santiago itself. Fray Ramón Rojas is an all-female high school in Santiago, serving 600 students. Project […]

Sector Laguna Water and Sanitation Project – Peru

Location Sector Laguna, Chiclin, La Libertad, Peru Community Description Sector Laguna is a marginalized sector consisting of around 65 families on the outskirts of the coastal town of Chiclin, La Libertad, Peru (pop. 7,000). As a former invasion community that arrived from the sierra of La Libertad in the 1970s, the community has been continually […]