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21 10, 2021

Joyful news from Q’eros

2021-10-21T20:02:20+00:00October 21st, 2021|Featured, Fundraising|

As you may remember, two years ago we raised funds to construct the fifth and final classroom for the high school serving the remote Hapu region, along with dormitories for the teachers.

19 06, 2020

Emergency Relief for Q’eros

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

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.

15 04, 2020

Q’eros in the Coronavirus Era

2020-04-15T10:51:43+00:00April 15th, 2020|Featured, Fundraising|

Some of our supporters are wondering how the Q’ero people are faring in this pandemic. This is what we know at this time: as of today, there are 2561 persons in Peru known to be infected with CoVid-19.

17 03, 2020

Q’ero Textiles are Cultural Narratives

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

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.

19 12, 2019

Nilda Apasa is Determined to Finish High School

2020-10-21T04:41:19+00:00December 19th, 2019|Fundraising|

Nilda Apasa lives with many obstacles. A few years after Nilda's father died, her mother moved away from the Q'ero region to live with her new husband. Nilda has been living alone in Hapu Q'ero village for several years. She is 14 years old.

8 11, 2019

Realizing the Dream!

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

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.