The Los Aguiluchos Emmaus School
 Piura, Pérou

 

THE CONTEXT OF YOUR INITIATIVE

For more than 10 years the Emmaus Piura school, which has been recognised by Peru’s Ministry of Education, has been welcoming children who don’t have access to the system of education.
We offer schooling for children aged 3-5.
Due to the school’s location in a rural area far from the city centre it has been of great use for the children of the La Campiña village in the district of Catacaos, Piura.

THE ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT AS PART OF YOUR INITIATIVE

We try to improve our infrastructure year after year in order to provide the best possible care and education for the children.

WHO IS INVOLVED FROM OUR GROUP?

Currently we have 1 director, 4 teachers, 1 person working in administration, 1 person in charge of cleaning and we also benefit from the occasional support of volunteers.

WHICH PARTNERS ARE YOU WORKING WITH ON THIS INITIATIVE?

We work together with Emmaus Bougival, Emmaus Nanterre, Emmaus International, Emmaus America, and the children’s parents.

Improving infrastructure.

Every year we try to improve our infrastructure and refurbish the school. We are gradually bringing in a computer room, we are looking into having a well-stocked library and also having a roof over our playground.

FUTURE PROSPECTS

With time we hope that we will be able to improve the school, both in terms of its infrastructure and in terms of our human resources. We could do this, for example, thanks to continuous training for our teachers, which would help them to keep up to date, or by moving ahead with the construction of new sections of the school which would allow us to educate more children.

SHARE YOUR PROGRESS AND THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THIS INITIATIVE

We have been improving our school little by little and we have an increasing number of volunteers offering us their time and dedication.
As we have progressed we have seen that more and more families wish to enrol their children in our school. Unfortunately we cannot host all of these children as we lack the teaching staff and classrooms to do so.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ADD ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR INITIATIVE?

WHAT ARE YOUR PROSPECTS?

We would like to improve our computer room and the play area, put a roof over the main playground, open a library and improve the façade of the building.

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Initiatives from this group

Initiative sponsors

Verónica Palacios
Juan Melquiades


Location

Piura, Pérou

Initiatives

Struggles

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