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Comunidad Update

Posted November 15, 2023 @ 2:16pm

Reflecting on our 21 year Comunidad history here in Peru. Spending time with Humberto revisiting our projects and progress as we come close to closing the chapter on Fundación Comunidad. I won’t remind you of each project from the beginning, but I do want to remind you that a...


Holiday Love in the Andes

Posted December 21, 2021 @ 1:30pm

Holiday Love in the AndesIt was a much anticipated Holiday celebration in our communities of Chaquipampa, Andabamba and Patahuasi. Due to the pandemic and the rural hamlets taking extreme caution, Fundacîon Comunidad Board Members Humberto & Mey Valdivia were unable to make the journey last Dec. They did...


Baño ready for use

Posted October 31, 2017 @ 11:32am

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...


Baño progress

Posted September 26, 2017 @ 6:55pm

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...



Posted October 27, 2016 @ 1:03pm

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,...


Quechua Speakers improving their Spanish

Posted July 7, 2015 @ 10:51am

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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