Eight-year-old boy crochets for the Q’ero

October 21st, 2020|0 Comments

When he learned that native Q’ero children live in constant cold in the highest villages in the Andes Mountains, eight-year-old Luke wanted to help and began to crochet hats to give warm relief to Q'ero children.

Emergency Relief for Q’eros

June 19th, 2020|0 Comments

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.

Q’eros in the Coronavirus Era

April 15th, 2020|0 Comments

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.

Q’ero Textiles are Cultural Narratives

March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

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.

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Nilda Apasa is Determined to Finish High School

December 19th, 2019|0 Comments

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.

Realizing the Dream!

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

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.

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