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So far Nina has created 14 blog entries.

Emergency Relief for Q’eros

Last week Heart Walk Foundation donated 13,000 pounds of emergency food to 200 Q’ero households who had been isolated in their remote Andean villages for almost three months under Peru’s strict quarantine due to SARS-Cov-2.

2021-05-25T04:54:52+00:00June 19th, 2020|Fundraising|

Q’ero Textiles are Cultural Narratives

Q'ero textiles are rooted in pre-Inka weaving traditions that use imagery as a form of visual language. When we look at a Q’ero weaving, we are viewing a narrative about the role of humans in the universe and the meaning of life.

2021-01-20T09:27:21+00:00March 17th, 2020|Fundraising|

Realizing the Dream!

We are asking for your help to complete all schools in Hapu Q’eros. First, we need to construct the final classroom of the high school. We must complete the fifth and final classroom before the end of 2020, when the Peruvian Ministry of Education will then assume full responsibility for educating the previously forgotten Q’ero youth -- permanently.

2020-06-19T05:18:34+00:00November 8th, 2019|Fundraising|

Reflections on Cultural Change and Perseverance

Throughout sixteen years working in Q’ero communities, we continually reflect on the future of the beautiful Q’ero culture. Will Q’ero culture and wisdom be eroded by the encroachment of cell phones, roads, employment, public education, and migration to cities? There are reasons to have hope that the deeper gifts of Q’ero culture and spirituality will persevere in spite of rapid changes.

2020-04-15T08:52:44+00:00September 13th, 2019|Fundraising|