Chicuchas Wasi School for Rural Girls, Peru

Chicuchas Wasi (CW) began in 1987 focused on the society’s tolerated human rights violations of the many abandoned children, as young as 6 years old, surviving alone on the streets of Cusco, Peru. CW created a safe house including nutrition, health care, school, life skills, and more.

Chicuchas Wasi (CW) School for Girls provides free, primary education, emphasizing personal development, empowerment, and academics. We stress personal values, integrity, self-esteem and social responsibility for an adult life of quality, dignity, gender equality, and financial independence. Chicuchas Wasi School maintains a big presence in the community with cultural celebrations, supporting social issues and women’s issues and to spread the value and importance of education for girls.

Since their foundation they have supported 300 number of girls in Cusco, Peru.

This is a Gulf for Good project, which Thrift for Good has proudly fundraised for from May - August 2020 and will continue to do so following our current efforts for Lebanon.

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