Q&A: Evelyn Sanchez – Intiwawa Alumnus

Twelve years ago, Evelyn Sanchez was one of the first children at Intiwawa. Now 22 years old, she is currently in the USA on a work placement. Continue reading “Q&A: Evelyn Sanchez – Intiwawa Alumnus”

Advertisements

Nature, village life and indigenous families: Visiting the Titicaca lake on your own account

The Titicaca lake is the highest shippable lake in the world inhabited by indigenous communities who live a peaceful life after their ancient traditions. It is, therefore, one of the most visited tourist places of Peru and hundreds of local agencies offer tours to the picturesque islands. If you want to avoid being scammed, escape the tourist masses and support directly the local families, you should definitely visit the islands on your own account. In the following article we will tell you how:

Continue reading “Nature, village life and indigenous families: Visiting the Titicaca lake on your own account”

7 reasons why learning sign language is good for children

intiwawa-sign-langage-children-ngo-arequipa-peru-social-sensibility-charity-volunteer

Last week we initiated a sign language course for the children of San Isidro. Within just one week, the school of sign language LARA has taught the children how to count, spell and present themselves and their family members in sign language. We were really impressed with how much enthusiasm and especially how fast the kids learned how to speak in sign language! And there are several reasons why our partnership with LARA is good for the children:
Continue reading “7 reasons why learning sign language is good for children”