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A project from Intiwawa e.V.
in Arequipa, Peru

Intiwawa is a dynamic and young organization that fights poverty in a disadvantaged neighborhood of Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. Our projects focus on the topics education, nutrition, health and cultural exchange. Support us now!

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About this project

About us
Intiwawa is a dynamic and young NGO with the goal of fighting poverty in Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. Founded as a German-Peruvian organization in 2007, today we consist of an international team of volunteers in Peru, Germany and worldwide. 

Our vision
Provide tools for the children of today to achieve an autonomous community of tomorrow.

Our mission
We aim to contribute to the integral development of vulnerable children and help them fulfil their dreams through:

  • Educational support: We develop educational projects that support the academic, professional as well as personal development of children with the objective of avoiding child labor. 
  • Health promotion: We encourage healthy and nutritious initiatives to promote children's health and parental responsibility as a foundation for child development.
    Strengthening socio-cultural values: We develop alternative projects that protect and preserve cultural values for the appreciation, tolerance and respect of traditions of the communities we work in.
    Empowering parents: We establish educational initiatives for parents with the objective of promoting healthy family relationships.  
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Casa Intiwawa
The heart of the NGO in San Isidro is the "Casa Intiwawa", a building constructed in 2012 in which the projects have been taking place since then, most notably the daily homework support and the subsequent meal. On Saturdays, "Club Intiwawa" takes place here, offering various workshops for the children in the areas of sports, art and culture. In addition, the workshops for parents and textile training for some mothers are offered here.  "Casa Intiwawa" has a large learning room, a kitchen, toilets, a room for the little ones, an office, a learning and playing room and a courtyard.