About Us


About Us

The foundation of "Responsible People" is a non-profit organization seeking a daily environmental and community´s problems to investigate them, study them and find some solutions. In this way, we can help the long-term viability of the planet for our future generations. The foundation contributes to diverse projects focused on social enterprises, healthcare, enviroment conservation and emergency areas.

 

The foundation was established in 2010 Edwin Edgar Caviedes and Milagros Valery Toledo. The foundation is registered under the tax identification number (RUC): 20603955618 in accordance with the act on non-profit organizations in Peru (please see the licence below). Using financial aid of allied tour operatours, we can settle costs of our project development. Consequently, we invest 100% of private, public and corporate donations for this purpose.

 

Why are we different?

Enterprises allied to the "Responsible People" are uniquely linked with tourism. The activity of the foundation is self-sustaining thanks to travelers coming to Peru.

 

While other development projects usually generate positive results in a period of over 3 to 5 years, our projects have obtained positive outcomes within the first year of existence. In the case of some of our previous activities, we have seen continuous growth in more than a year.

 

Responsible People Model

As a social enterprise incubator in the tourism industry, we work with groups involved in community development projects related to our business model. Our projects include services and products that are part of the tourism value chain such as meals, accommodation, handicrafts, transport and experience.

 

We provide trainings and grants to members of local native communities as well as we include their services or products into itineraries of individual tours. In addition, we mediate volunteer activities for those interested. In this way, we make our projects successful and sustainable for the long-term.

 

The Effect

The foundation of "Responsible People" means a chance and the beginning of a change. Once we start running more projects, their impacts will multiply within a related community.

 

 

Blog

Amazon deforestation and Destruction

31 August 2019
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The Amazon rainforest is a wondrous and beautiful place, full of mighty rivers and lush green trees. But, beneath its glossy green exterior, it’s working hard to provide the world with countless benefits. Without the Amazon the entire world’s climates would be thrown off, the atmosphere would be polluted with billions of tonnes of CO2, 10% of the world’s biodiversity would be lost, and we may never find cures ...
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Machu Picchu Tickets

30 August 2019
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Getting access to the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu is not as simple as it seems, but it is definitely not very difficult. Regulated under the administration of the Regional Ministery of Culture (Cusco), if you want to get a ticket to Machu Picchu 2019, you must book it through its website. In addition, once you have made your reservation official, you will have a maximum of six hours to ...
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Salkantay Trek Devastation and Animal Exploitation

28 August 2019
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Many travelers and bloggers describe the beauty of the Salkantay Trek route. However, this blog is to describe the bad influence of irresponsible tourism as well as to give some advices.   The Salkantay Trek used to have one of the loveliest natural routes worldwide. It also has been considered as an alternative trek to the Inca Trail. Its tour operators used to bring personal tents, dining tents and toilet tents ...
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Traveling to Machu Picchu with kids

16 March 2019
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Machu Picchu is amazing, magical, mysterious, it is the ideal place to visit with children. It is hidden between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains, and is located right in the middle of the Amazon jungle brow and the Andes mountain range. It was buried for 400 years until - the children love this story - Hiram Bingham came to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, "guided ...
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Responsible Tourism Tips for your Inca Trail

24 January 2019
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Machu Picchu is a unique place in the world, not only is it a beautiful stone city, it is the perfect synchrony between what man and nature can do. Machu Picchu is the proof that the hand of man can do great things without this signifying a conflict with nature. All of this makes taking care of and preserving it a task not only of the authorities of Peru ...
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