Adopt a Community


Adopt a Community

"Adopt a Community" is a program connecting donators with the poorest communities of Peru enabling them some resources in their development.

 

Adopting a community means more than only providing a community with basic products. For example, food supply to survive, warm clothing, nappies, medicines … It also means to provide them with a chance of development by means of trainings.

 

This is an option for private companies or persons to contribute to projects helping a whole community. For instance, to build a trout hatchery (piscigranja de truchas), building a school, etc. Another option is to donate solar panels for electricity and heating. Nevertheless, one does not need to contribute a lot. In our opinion, every grain counts!

 

 

 

Cochayoc Community

 

You can help we to help them! Is a local small community and we need our help you.

 

If you like to visit it, you can go by car (4 hours of driving). There is also a local transportation departing from Cusco, Pisac or Calca towards Lares (2 hours). At Lares, you need to change for a private transport to Cochayoc (2 hours).

 

Today, the Cochayoc community is lonely for the Coronavirus (COVID 19), there are´t help you in this moment of part of the Peruvian government. we have this pandemic and we need to help you.

 

 

These Andean people make their living by farming and cattle breeding lacking any industrial facilities. The production is usually aimed at cultivation of potatoes and sheep farming. Later, they sell their production at local markets of Lares or Calca. In the rainy season, they usually have the best crops. In the dry season, men of those families go commonly for work outside of the community. For instance, they work as Porters on the Inca Trail or Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. While women and children stay in the community to look after land and sheep. Dry season´s nights are very cold reaching temperatures around -5°C while during the days is often 5°C. Please note that they do not use/know any heating.

 

Patacancha Community

This small village community are ubicated in near to Ollantaytambo and connecting with Machu Picchu

In this community, there are 100 families approximalety

 

 

Willoc Community

 

 

 

 

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