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 by Ruth Soledad Caceres Rodriguez and Edwin Edgar Caviedes. 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.

 

 

Tour Operators


The foundation Responsible People found the best tour operators to spealist in Hiking/ Trekking, Natural, Jungle, Rafting and Tailor Made Trip. These companies are buddy for us and they can help to get the extra income for our foundation.

If you book your trip to Peru via the Responsible People, we will advise to the company of your choice. Your chosen company will donate us money from a selected tour.


Alpaca Expeditions


Alpaca Expedition is a local tour operator for the Inca Trail, Salkantay Trek and the alternative hikes to Machu Picchu. Alpaca Expeditions has got positive reviews and five-star ratings on TripAdvisor.
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Llama Path


15 years of experience of Llama Path in operating the Inca Trail and loads of positive reviews ensure you an awesome trekking experience! Moreover, it offers guaranteed trek departures.
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Tierras Vivas


Tierras Vivas Travel is a highly professional trek and tour company that focuses on both young and older travelers alike, making sure everyone arrives to his/her intended destination.
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United Mice


United Mice was started by an experienced Inca Trail Guide and has developed a sterling image over the almost 30 years of activity. United Mice offers superb hiking services along with bilingual Guides.
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Blog

Inca Trail permits

18 January 2019
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If the 2019 limit was set to travel to the Inca Trail, you must make your plans as soon as possible. Book your Inca Trail permits 2019 online 6 months in advance. There are only 500 spaces available per day, approximately 200 are assigned to tourists and 300 to porters, cooks and guides. If the number of spaces is exhausted, you will have to choose another date. If the permits ...
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Inca Trail Porters

18 January 2019
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Every day, five hundred of people do the Inca Trail. They usually complete the 43-km trail in 4 days. For most of them, the trip is their lifetime experience and fulfillment of their personal ambitions. The satisfaction of having completed the trek and visiting the spectacular Incan city of Machu Picchu is hard to beat. Although, this feeling is even better if you know that all porters helping you ...
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Wildlife of the Sierra

17 January 2019
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The Andes of Peru have been heavily populated by wildlife for thousands of years, In Inca times all types of Andean wildlife enjoyed a form of protection, and although periodic hunts occurred, these were few and the privilege of the ruling class. After the Spanish conquest and the breakdown of the Inca infrastructure, wild animals were hunted indiscriminately and consequently suffered a population decline which was further advanced by ...
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Responsible Travel

17 January 2019
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In recent years, the increase in awareness of the impact of our activities on the natural, economic and social environment has extended to the form of tourism, which has led to the emergence of a new way of traveling called responsible tourism. Responsible travel seeks to contribute to the maintenance and protection of the patrimonial, cultural and natural assets of the destinations with the ultimate goal of promoting sustainable development ...
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Trekking in the Andes

16 January 2019
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The great Andes mountain chain stretches the entire length of the South American, and made up of dozens of individual mountain groups known as Cordilleras. In Peru, these snow-capped peaks have been the source of superstition, frustration and inspiration to mankind for thousands of years. And modern-day outdoor enthusiasts have found that walking around mountains is as much of a thrill as climbing them. For these trekkers, Peru is a paradise. Mountain ...
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Phone: +51 84 217 551

Mail: ruth@responsiblepeople.org