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Baño ready for use

Posted October 31, 2017 @ 11:32am | by Melanie

I can’t wait to use the bathroom in Patawasi!!! I’m heading there to check it out mid November, after I finish my Cusco Valley Hiking Trip. As Fundacíon Comunidad focuses more on ‘funding a need’ and moves out of the daily education involvement of the past 15...


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Baño progress

Posted September 26, 2017 @ 6:55pm | by Melanie

Baño progressWith the generous support of Comunidad’s donors, Patawasi is getting an upgraded bathroom. This community is the furthest and most isolated of the six communities near Paccha, that we have worked in. Assisting both their pre-school and high-school has produced notable results in their...


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Posted October 27, 2016 @ 1:03pm | by Melanie

Dear Supporter:Have you been wondering about the Andes? We have news! But first a little recap. When we officially became a non-profit after our grain mill start in Paccha, we had a clear mission: providing quality education and nutritious school meals. We were green,...


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Quechua Speakers improving their Spanish

Posted July 7, 2015 @ 10:51am | by Melanie

Quechua Speakers improving their SpanishIn May, Comunidad was able to send about 450 lbs of books down to the Paccha area. Our recent goal has been to get a Spanish dictionary in the hands of every primary and secondary student in the six communities we work with. We have six libraries and hundreds of books circulating, but an additional...


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A good month for fundraising

Posted May 5, 2015 @ 11:42am | by Melanie

A good month for fundraisingThe ArtAndes large and colorful studio space was put to good use last month, two successful fundraisers in one week! The annual 'Fundacion Comunidad' event is not only important financially for the support of the Andean education and nutrition programs, it's a good event to bring some...


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Painting for a cause

Posted April 2, 2015 @ 6:49pm | by Melanie

Painting for a causeFor last years 'Fundacion Comunidad' fundraiser, Carol Grams painted scenes from her ArtAndes trip to Paccha. It was Carol's 2nd trip to Peru, she fell for the people 8 years prior when we covered some Andean ground in 2005.Carol offered to do some watercolors for the silent...


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